Monthly Archives: August 2010

Would you believe Day 4?

Okay, now the fête de Daglan is in its fourth day. Yikes. On the way back from a cheap-and-cheerful lunch at the café at the base of Castelnaud, it turned out that we were following the path of today’s bike … Continue reading

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Daglan’s big day — Part III

The rides were whirling, the techno-music concert was pounding, and the visitors were clogging the main street of Daglan as we headed out last night just past 11. It was the end of the biggest day of the fête — … Continue reading

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Daglan’s big day — Part II

After a delicious jambalaya dinner at Le Thé Vert, we decided to stroll the strip — checking the after-hours action that’s at the core of the Daglan fête. First stop, the kiddy bumper cars, at the south end of the … Continue reading

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Daglan’s big day — Part I

We’re in the midst of it now: the fête. Last night we did our best to tune it out, as we were still a bit shell-shocked from Friday night’s music, dancing, and cheap rosé wine. So we hunkered down in … Continue reading

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Dish du jour — 2010/08/22

There’s a beautiful village called Trémolat about an hour’s drive from Daglan, with a very good restaurant called Le Bistrot d’en face. The “d’en face” part of the name means that it’s across from something, and that something happens to … Continue reading

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Dish du jour — 2010/08/21

Today we took a beautiful drive out the new “ring road” from Sarlat — a great way to beat Sarlat’s traffic jams — and ate at Le Font de Gomme in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac (an unusual, historic town, site of the … Continue reading

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Why “Radio Free Daglan”?

Many readers have asked about the name of this blog. (Okay, no one actually has. But they might. Work with me here.) The answer is simple: I don’t know, it just sounds kind of neat. Like “Radio Free Europe,” or … Continue reading

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