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A trip to wine country — for seafood

Yesterday’s journey shaped up quickly. My wife Jan started it by noting that we had no plans for Sunday, and suggesting that we should go for a long drive. Okay, but where? How about St. Émilion, one of France’s most … Continue reading

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A foodie discovery in Périgueux

Yesterday we were off to Périgueux, capital of the département of the Dordogne, for some shopping and errands. Périgueux lies about 90 kilometres (or 55 miles) north and west of Daglan, and getting there is a lovely drive, through gently … Continue reading

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