Like a dog that returns to his vomit is a fool that repeats his folly. Proverbs 26:11
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Auvillar Environs - Part II
We came back from the market this morning and I got some work done, but then I realized I'm leaving in a couple of days, so if I'm going to do any more exploring, I'd best get it done. So I took the afternoon off to WALK back to Valence d'Agen. It's about 3 miles each way, and it was not, but, hey, I needed the exercise. The pedestrian friendly route is past the golf course (!) and a series of poplar groves.
Other than that, there isn't much to see on the walk--good for thinking and planning, though--although there is a nice shot of the power plant on the bridge crossing the cooling canal.
There isn't much to see in Valence d'Agen, either, although it was funny to walk around the same streets where the market was--it looks completely different. I did spot some folks playing petanque in the Place Nationale, and also walked by this old washing station--the lavoir.
Then, on the way back, I caught these nice views of Auvillar: