Château de Marqueyssac

Google Château de Marqueyssac and you’ll find countless photos of swirly box hedges and topiaries set high above the Dordogne River. The gardens and their setting are stunning. Upon discovering them online, I immediately knew that I had to see them in real life. I imagined our visit to be everything it was not. I […]

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F is for .. Flambé

I’m feeling a tad peckish. I hope you are too, as for this installment of my Alphabet series we’re headed for a delicious dinner of flambé beef.

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Thursday Doors – Beynac-et-Cazenac

It’s days like today that I’m extra thankful for our home. It’s the one place where I can relax and feel safe while blocking out the craziness – and a certain virus – at the door. I’m sure that I’m not alone in this.

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C is for .. Canoeing on the Dordogne

In this installation of my biweekly Alphabet series, I’m taking you on a canoe trip on the Dordogne River. Grab your lifejacket, and let’s get going!

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Voyage sur la Route, Part Deux

I’m back with more photos taken on the road in France last year. Again, in no particular order.. I love buddy to the far right, gazing over his shoulder without a care in the world.

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Voyage sur la Route

As many of you know, my boyfriend and I spent 2 fun-filled weeks in France last year. We visited Paris, Normandy and Périgord Noir – more commonly referred to as the Dordogne region.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sarlat-la-Canéda, by Night

We’re back in Sarlat, this time to walk off the delicious tower of flambé beef we inhaled ate like civilised folk in nearby Castelnaud-la-Chapelle. The lighting against the medieval buildings and deserted narrow streets made for a wonderful moody walk.

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Sarlat-la-Canéda, by Day

Sarlat-la-Canéda, often simply referred to as Sarlat, is a medieval town in France’s south western Dordogne region. I visited Sarlat twice last year with my boyfriend, once during an afternoon and another time during an evening. Here’s a selection of photos I took during our afternoon visit, after I fell in love with curry dip […]

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