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La Roque gets ready to roll

The tourist season is approaching as fast as Usain Bolt heads into the corner turn in the 200 metres. Easter is almost upon us; every tree, shrub and plant in the Greater Daglan Area seems to be blooming; and the … Continue reading

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Shutting down a French village

The last time I drove through the village of La Roque-Gageac was in the late fall, when a huge crane was pulling gabares out of the river for the winter. Gabares are 50-seat sightseeing boats that ply the Dordogne for … Continue reading

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