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The shutters close, the Season ends

Come September 1st in the Greater Daglan Area, it’s as if someone closes the shutters all at once. The curtains come down. The door is slammed shut. In other words, after the two months of July and August, the Tourist … Continue reading

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The 2013 harvest — of tobacco

The département of the Dordogne — home to Daglan — has long been a major producer of tobacco, accounting for an estimated 23% of France’s production. Although the business of raising, harvesting, drying and then processing tobacco has been in … Continue reading

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