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In 2009 we biked in the Dordogne Region of France.

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ABOVE - We flew into Paris and spent a couple of  days walking around the city.

We then caught the train to Les Eyzies to begin our Dordogne bicycle tour.

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ABOVE - We enjoyed a warmup ride around the Les Eyzies area with Debra.

Below - We visited the Grotte de Font-de-Gaume with its ice age cave paintings

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Below - On the way to Montignac, we stopped at a geese farm!

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Below - Chateau Montfort was one of many chateaux we rode past today.

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Below - Carrenac with its picturesque tiled houses and turreted mansions

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Below - Rocamadour, built on the rugged face of a cliff 500 ft above the Alzou Canyon

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Below - Pont Valentré (bridge) - an example of medieval architecture in beautiful Cahors

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Below - Château de Castelnaud, a medieval fortress in the commune of Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

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Below - Domme is situated on a rocky crag high above the Dordogne River Valley

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Below - Sarlat's famous market which consumes the narrow medieval streets

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Below -  After the bike trip ended, we stayed in Sarlat for two days of hiking around.

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Below - Judith walking up the main stairway of the Capitole in Toulouse

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Below - La Place du Capitole at night   -  the beating heart of the city of Toulouse

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Below - Carcassonne - The medieval walled town has 52 towers and 2 rings of walls

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Below - Pictures from our night walk around the walls and surrounds to Pont Vieux

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