Tag Archives: autumn in Daglan

Glimpses of autumn

The transition to November has been smooth and beautiful, because the weather yesterday (November 1) was as sunny and warm as it’s been for pretty much all of October. In this brief posting,  I’m just going to offer a few … Continue reading

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Shutting down (2013 version)

Nothing says “End of Tourist Season” quite like a beautiful swimming pool with absolutely no one in or near it. That’s pretty much the story these days in all the campgrounds that surround Daglan. The campgrounds are either shutting down, … Continue reading

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Glimmers of gold

We have now entered what are known locally as The Perfect Days. (I’ll admit that by “locally,” I mean among the staff of Radio Free Daglan. But the phrase could well catch on throughout the Greater Daglan Area, or GDA.) … Continue reading

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Autumn 2012: The Early Days

Well, if that was Tourist Season 2012, we’ve had it. It’s done. Over. Kaput. This past week pretty much marked the end of the horde of tourists (from the U.K., the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Spain and very occasionally, the far-away … Continue reading

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