Adventures in France-Land, Walking III

Leaving Saint Cyprien for Belves

Leaving Saint Cyprien for Belves

The people who mark the trail are amazing, this is another mark you may see just to clear up doubt.

The people who mark the trail are amazing, this is another mark you may see just to clear up doubt.

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Apple blossoms

Apple blossoms

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Attack of the trees!!!!!

Attack of the trees!!!!!

The town of Belves is a sight for sore feet after a very full day of walking

The town of Belves is a sight for sore feet after a very full day of walking

The locals.

The locals.

Belves. Town of bells and secret dwellings (13th - 15th century a whole slew of people lived under the castle)

Belves. Town of bells and secret dwellings (13th – 15th century a whole slew of people lived under the castle)

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The Gite - Relais Vert.  The sheets are for 1-2 nights use and then throw away.

The Gite, our home for the night – Relais Vert. The sheets are for 1-2 nights use and then throw away, they feel like paper towels.

The gite is an old church about 3 km from Belves city center.

The gite is an old church (complete with cemetery and bell tower) about 3 km from Belves city center.

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Walking paths in the area, we are still on GR 36.

Walking paths in the area, we are still on GR 36.

Good night Belves.  Note to future guests, the bell tower stops at 10:00, THANK THE LORD.

View from the gite. ¬†Good night Belves. Montferrand-au-Perigord we’ll see you tomorrow. (Note to future guests, the bell tower stops at 10:00, THANK THE LORD.)


Adventures in France-Land, Walking II

Les Eyzies, the starting line for our walk and our hotel information

Les Eyzies, the starting line for our walk and our hotel information

Our last train from Perigord to Les Eyzies get delayed for hours - No "Train Supreme" for us, we get a taxi

Our last train from Perigord to Les Eyzies get delayed for hours – No “Train Supreme” for us, we get a taxi

We arrive in Les Eyzies with about an hour of sunlight left to explore

We arrive in Les Eyzies with about an hour of sunlight left to explore

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We wake up to a cold morning

We wake up to a cold morning

Le petit dejeuner

Le petit dejeuner

Found the trail - GR 36

Found the trail – GR 36

Walking to Saint Cyprien

Walking to Saint Cyprien

The white and red stripes mark our path

The white and red stripes mark our path

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The GR 36 leading us into Saint Cyprien, we've finished our first walking day - very easy only about 7 km.

The GR 36 leading us into Saint Cyprien, we’ve finished our first walking day – very easy only about 7 km.

The kids still have tons of energy so we find a playground

The kids still have tons of energy so we find a playground

Our "hotel" Chez Nanou

Our “hotel” Chez Nanou

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The daily laundry

The daily laundry

Saint Cyprien

Saint Cyprien

Goodnight from Chez Nanou

Goodnight from Chez Nanou