Rest Day Carsac- Aillac

Bonjour mes aimes!  For the first time on this trip, I was able to use the rest day to do a little exploration of the area.  Originally, I intended these “rest days” to be days full of exploration of the small towns and countryside nearby.  With my accident recovery, they have actually been rest days.

Today, I felt good enough and confident enough to do a small ride.  I left this morning around 10:30 and rode for about an hour.  I stumbled upon a route called the “Voles Vertes et Veloroute” which translates roughly to “Green Scenic Roads and Cycling Routes”  Although not a dedicated cycling route, as you can see from the photo, it might as well be!

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After a little web search after I returned, I found this information which basically outlines a comprehensive network of these routes throughout the country…… isn’t France cool!!

http://www.af3v.org/IMG/pdf/plaquette-AF3V_2012_web-2.pdf

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More images from my morning ride:

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Couple images of my hotel today, super quite place!  The rail to trail here literally runs right behind it up the hill a bit.

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My room:

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