Tag Archives: Sunday markets

Some sunny summer Sunday joys

We’ve been enjoying wonderful summer weather for the past while, and today’s weather is no exception. It’s hot and sunny, but not too humid. And since Sunday should be a day of enjoyment, here are a few things we’re currently … Continue reading

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The shutters close, the Season ends

Come September 1st in the Greater Daglan Area, it’s as if someone closes the shutters all at once. The curtains come down. The door is slammed shut. In other words, after the two months of July and August, the Tourist … Continue reading

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Busy market, big haul

After a spell of rainy weather, today turned out to be sunny — and so of course Daglan’s Sunday market was packed. At this point in August, it’s fair to say that we’re at the absolute peak of the tourist … Continue reading

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Double whammy

As the banner in the photo above says, we are smack in the middle of fête — the annual Ferias de Daglan or, as I call it, The Four-Day Festival of Heat and Noise. And today we have the double … Continue reading

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Scoring at the Cazals market

Plan A for this morning: Ride our bikes over the hilly, 17-kilometre route from Daglan to Cazals, via Campagnac and then Marminiac, and enjoy the Cazals weekly market. Not-so-surprising variable factor: We now interrupt Plan A, to bring you a … Continue reading

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Our (too) quiet Sunday market

By this point in the year, it seems to us, the Greater Daglan Area should be a bit livelier — with more tourists wandering around, shopping, sightseeing, dining out, and of course clogging the roads. But probably because of Europe’s … Continue reading

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A Sunday market — in Issigeac

One of the joys of living in the Greater Daglan Area — that’s the GDA, as Radio Free Daglan insiders know it — is travelling from Daglan itself to other beautiful towns, villages and hamlets in the area. Roads are … Continue reading

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