We had decided to take a short detour up to an abbey, it turned out to be huge. It's called L'abbaye de la Pierre qui Vire.
With a dolmen, not like any we're used to seeing at home. Supposedly, legend has it, at midday with the sun shining on it, the stones appear to turn three times.
We stopped in the car park to let the horses have a quick pick, and a light lunch for ourselves.
And then explored a bit more
The visitors' centre...we didn't go in here
And a massive great modern extension to the abbey. We didn't go in here either
And this to the right of us, until we arrived at bridge which looked just to rickety to support the horses , so we had to retrace our steps to get to the junction for the other side of the lake and home.
I'm a fruit addict and I chomp may through various varieties along the way, but pears are Gigi's favourites, here she is getting the core !
It wasn't long before "our" lake came in to view
And soon we were home, and the horses turned out for the evening, they are just loving it here. And the hail/rain had held off.
But we had to go into Saulieu for dog food, and the place was white with hail stones, we had been lucky yet again.
Because we have been able to stick to mainly grassy or sandy tracks, the renegade boots are holding up , only 3 days to go, the horses are being picked up on Tuesday, will we make the 500km ?????? We will do our very best !
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