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The Tour: On your mark, set, camp!

Every time that my wife Jan and I encounter the Tour de France in person, we learn something new. Yesterday (Sunday), we learned that some people are very — very — serious about getting themselves in place to watch the … Continue reading

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To Belvès by stages: Bike Route No. 1

Recently we were chatting with an English couple who have just bought a house in Daglan, and who are starting to explore the Greater Daglan Area (GDA) by going on walks and taking bike rides. When they said they were … Continue reading

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We call it mellow yellow

Since green is my favourite colour, spring is my favourite season. Yesterday morning was sunny and beautiful, so we went for a long bike ride through the countryside. Along the way, I spent some time watching the countless hawks that … Continue reading

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