Jardin de Marqueyssac

Yesterday I shared photos from the Château de Marqueyssac, which I loved. Today we’ll take a look at the gardens. Admittedly, the crowds, heat and being hangry meant that we didn’t venture far. After a quick decision to return in future to do it justice under better conditions, we took a brief walk before heading […]

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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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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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