Outside Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat

Sarlat-la-Canéda is popular amongst tourists, and the architecture is one of its main draws. It's easy to be impressed, especially when you find yourself wandering around Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat. While walking along the perimeter ledge, we saw the Jardin des Enfeus - Sarlat’s first cemetery - and decided to take a closer look. We … Continue reading Outside Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat

Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat

Today we're visiting Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat, a striking Roman Catholic church at the centre of medieval Sarlat-la-Canéda. Saint Sacerdos was the Bishop of Limoges in the 8th century, and his relics were brought to the cathedral in Sarlat, giving it its name. The church is an interesting mix of styles, resulting from the several … Continue reading Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat

Sphérades

Another controversial art installation at the Palais Royale is Sphérades, officially known as Les Fontaines de Pol Bury. Installed in 1985 by Belgian artist Pol Bury, each of the two fountains consist of 10 stainless steel spheres that slowly rotate on their axis under the power of the water flowing over them. I thought they … Continue reading Sphérades

La Kouignette

If you follow my other blog, Fernweh Friday, you may recall the time that my life was dramatically changed by a new (to me) French pastry: kouign amann. When I returned to Paris several months later, I knew that I'd be shoveling several into my mouth during my week-long visit. Thankfully, I didn't have to … Continue reading La Kouignette