france: sunday 091309

Friday, January 22, 2010

In the morning, we stopped at the Monkey Forest, where we had croque monsieurs for breakfast and then hand fed popcorn to Barbary Apes (which are actually macaque monkeys, not apes – yes there is a difference!). I can now check off something on my ToDoBeforeIDie List – i met a primate! Several in fact, and I wish i could have stayed to watch more closely but we had to get going to our next stop, so a few hours would have to suffice.

Then we drove to Sarlat-le-Caneda, where we stayed at Hotel des Recollets. Inside the greater part of Sarlat is a pedestrian only medieval village, which is where we stayed. It was filled with great architecture and cobbled streets. Our exhaustion caught up to us and we slept many many hours, so there arent very many photos to share.

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