Tag Archives: Beynac

Breaking the Beynac bottleneck

Beynac is one of the most historic and interesting villages in the Greater Daglan Area, or GDA. It’s home to the imposing Château de Beynac, a castle once occupied by none other than Richard Cœur de Lion, or Richard the … Continue reading

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Starred restaurants, head-to-head

You may think that my wife and I eat at wonderful French restaurants every single day, but that would be just silly. Why last week alone, we ate lunch at home on Thursday! And only two of the four restaurants … Continue reading

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Experiencing “le pont” in full swing

For some reason, I’d never fully experienced the French tradition of “making the bridge,” or faire le pont. I knew what it was, of course, but somehow had never really felt its full effect. Until today, that is. When the … Continue reading

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A surprising sweet touch

Earlier this month my wife and I were hosting two of our good friends from Toronto, Rob and Darlene, which accounts for the distinct shortage of postings on Radio Free Daglan at the time. But aside from all the fun … Continue reading

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