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Jardins de Marqueyssac

The gardens of Marqueyssac sit atop a hill in the town of  Vezac and overlook the Dordogne river. We decided to spend the day there to wander around the topiary and have a bit of lunch. The last time I had visited the gardens was eight years ago when I... Continue reading
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It’s a Late Sunday morning and the roads that stretch across the Périgord are nearly completely empty of cars. Most of the locals in the villages dotted around the province have just been to church and have taken the rest of the day to relax with their families. Issigeac, a... Continue reading
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Night Markets

As the warm summer evenings begin to become more frequent in the South of France, tourists begin to roll in, school goes on break, and the locals become more interested in finding ways to fill their evenings with something a little more exciting than the typical family dinner at home... Continue reading
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In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we find ourselves wishing we could take a step back from it all and take a breath. We wish for a place where we can escape and recharge our batteries and feed our souls in the style of Eat, Pray, Love.... Continue reading
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Kayaks on the Dordogne

Along the Dordogne river are villages which today are reminders of the earlier settlements that traded down the river hundreds of years ago. We love to spend warm evenings in Limeul, sitting alongside the body of water with a glass of wine, watching children play on the freshwater beach with... Continue reading