Note. the mis-spelling of the name of the river…………
View of Dordogne from Domme
Chloe, Jono, Emily, Graham, Digger, Russell, Sandra, Julia, Alex, Luke, Heidi, Diane
Swimming the Dor (dogne), near Le Rocher de la Cave
Swimming the Vezere, with Graham
Floating the Dor (dogne) with friends, near Le Rocher de la Cave.
Details of these and other swims to be put on the New Swims page
La Roque Gageac Bikes/cycle rides
Jono, who belongs to a cycling club, demonstrates his navigation skills
Emily demonstrates her one handed cycling technique in downtown Sarlat
Russell raises his arm in the hope of asking a question but we were all going too fast to hear
Alex in the background is either turning right or has a very lazy wave
But I don’t think anyone looked as “cool” as me!?!
It was quite a long cycle ride but we all made it to the Toilettes in time. Just!
We also made it to Biere ArtisanALE in good time.
Despite not drinking ale these two ladies look remarkably happy.
Gateway into Domme
Wall around Domme
The collection of ancient painting found in a cave at Lascaux are truly unique in the history of prehistoric art. The caves airtight entrance and the impermeable ceiling are the reasons for the lack of concretions and the perfect preservation.
“Cow jumps over a herd of small horses”. As painted on the cave walls at Lascaux I c. 20,000 years ago by prehistoric people and at Lascaux II c. 20 years ago by Mr E Cantona.
“Nice to meat you”. More paintings at Lascaux II (the modern reconstruction of two galleries of the original cave (known as Lascaux I)
Some say the collection of paintings on the walls in the sports park at Carsac are inspired by the Lascaux artwork, but in a non-binary style i.e. they are not of animals and are not painted on the wall of a cave, but are otherwise a facsimile.
“Rubiks nose”. Here the artist clearly tries to convey the “joy” of solving the rubik cube with the “agony” of a noise bleed
“Glasses and teeth”. Here the artist explores the dichotomy of having perfect teeth but being forced to wear national health glasses.
“The smile”. Despite the suggestion from this photo Digger would like to assure people that he does still have some teeth. (Also in case you are wondering Digger did a anti-diploma in modern art at the University of Streete.
Graham (of “Life Line” album fame) plays some tunes for us
The “boys” found an unusual slot machine on a outside wall of a chemist in a small town in France. Perhaps this explains why in Britain 2.9 out of every 100 girls/women aged between 15 and 19 have a baby every year whereas in France only 0.9 of every 100 girls/women aged 15 to 19 have babies. (I’ll leave it to you parents to explain the function of this machine)
Or could the low pregnancy rates in France be because you get scenes like this in their visitor centres…..
Here is my luxury accommodation. No silly its not the (CoolArm) caravan, but the tent on the left
And for two nights I shared a tent with the Jepson campsite
When we arrive the camp site was full then the French school holidays ended and nearly everyone left………
Although, not quite everyone left…………………..