Tag Archives: insects

A small village, thinking big

The days are getting pretty toasty, and so it’s time for Daglan to start preparing for its annual Fête de la Saint Louis, which I have taken to calling The Festival of Heat and Noise. The four-day extravaganza takes place … Continue reading

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The village of art, of flowers — and of bugs

Cautionary note to readers: If your fear of insects is so great that you would be terrified by the sight of a grasshopper that is longer than a metre (roughly three feet), then read no further. For the rest of … Continue reading

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