Tag Archives: Gourdon

Hearty fare in fair Toulouse

My wife Jan and I knew that we were in for a tiring morning yesterday (Tuesday), but we were buoyed by the fact that we could look forward to relaxing over a very long lunch. And that’s exactly what we … Continue reading

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How French can you get?

Yesterday afternoon I had a medical appointment in Toulouse and — afraid that we would be late and miss the last train back home to Daglan — my wife Jan and I had taken along an overnight bag. Good thing. … Continue reading

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Our chilly reception, on returning home

We are just back from Paris, where we spent a wonderful few days with daughter Anne. (I’ll write about some of our fun activities in later postings.) The weather was fairly cool if not cold during our stay, and we … Continue reading

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Our long day’s journey into night

Our plans for the past weekend had been settled, and seemed quite good. The starting point was to be an early train on Saturday morning from Gourdon (30 minutes from our village of Daglan) to Paris (a large city in … Continue reading

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Two beautiful views

The clouds were a bit threatening over the Greater Daglan Area this morning, so my wife and I took the opportunity to do some errands and shopping in Gourdon. But by noon, we were back home; the skies were bright … Continue reading

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