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
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The Nel family wrote a very nice account of their winter stay with us at Les Chouettes. Well they came back in spring and we're equally enthralled. "It was a Saturday evening in Mid March when we arrived at Les Chouettes ( The French Country Cottage) in the beautiful Dordogne... Continue reading
As the driver – I took the liberty of choosing the long trip home – through Libourne! The beauty of the Acquitane Region is overwhelming. Summer has certainly painted the area with every colour – giving everything a wonderful sense of freshness. Personally I love this drive... Continue reading
Truffles are usually found anytime between October and November. These gorgeous black gems are found under a specific species of Oak tree. Usually they will be discovered by using a pig or a truffle hunting . Should you come across these beautiful black gems, make sure they are fresh, and... Continue reading
THE PE’RIGORD IS DIVIDED INTO 4 REGIONS: The Green Pe’rigord which stretches over the northern part of the de’partement. It is known as the Green Pe’rigord due to the lush vegetation. The White Pe’rigord gets its name from the chalky soils and white local stone. In the centre is the capital – Pe’rigueux... Continue reading