Tag Archives: Saint Laurent la Vallée

Highlights: a special Bastille Day, and more

A surfeit of socializing (how about that phrase?) has kept me away from toiling in the Blogosphere, so this will be a quick report on a few activities from the past weekend, starting with a special event at a village … Continue reading

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Notes from our village — 22/06/2013

Today’s posting is a short collection of events in the heart of the Greater Daglan Area, or GDA. The reigning champions. Holding quiz nights in pubs and restaurants is quite a British tradition, and it’s upheld in the GDA by … Continue reading

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To Belvès by stages: Bike Route No. 1

Recently we were chatting with an English couple who have just bought a house in Daglan, and who are starting to explore the Greater Daglan Area (GDA) by going on walks and taking bike rides. When they said they were … Continue reading

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