Our last day of walking the pilgrim path was into Conques. Glorious weather and countryside with cows. There was a farmer and his black and white herding dog miving a small herd of about 20 water buffalo, with calves, along the lower valley. These produce the fabulous mozzarella cheese. This is a walk through hamletsContinue reading “Walking from Esperyac To Conques, France”
If I had to pick a town to spend several months in, it would be Lauzerete. Perched on a hilltop overlooking beautiful countryside, with many artists and charming Medieval buildings and. Town square with small sidewalk cafes. So very inviting!
It is hot and humid during the day with pleasant evenings for outside dining. Fabulous food! Having fun re-living my adventure walking on France.
Warm memories of warm walking up to the Massif mountain region on the pilgrim path across France to Spain. Compiling my sketchbook diary.
It would be fun to walk this pilgrim path again and stay here. But it is too early in the day to stop this time. So lovely walking through the vineyards.
Lectoure is a medieval hilltop town, built for defense. Charming and beautiful and well preserved. The trail rolls through the cornfields, vineyards, sunflower fields. It was good and hot and humid today. The gite is for pilgrims only and opened at three pm, so I took it easy on the steep uphill into town. MyContinue reading “Walk to Lectoure, France, 15 miles”
The chicken was a regional dish and was the only time I have had it. Really good grub and we sat looking out over the meadow in front of the home.