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Walled Medieval Towns

Two days this week we visited one of the smallest and one of the largest walled towns in this area: Haut-Poul and Carcassonne. Haut-Poul is a tiny village of no more than 40 houses terraced onto a cliffside far above … Continue reading

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Sarlat by Night . . .

The quiet lanes, gaslit and layered in shadows are home to some very fine street performers. Here are a few of them, including the mime who tells the story of the Marionette who cuts her strings and for a magical … Continue reading

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Sarlat la Caneda

We have been in Sarlat since Sunday, painting plenn aire, touring the Dordogne Valley, seeing chateaus (castles), taking a lamplit walk through the old walled medieval city, and enjoying La Bouquerie, our wonderful house for the week. Here are some … Continue reading

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