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Les “Tambours tourangeaux” ~ playing in Descartes this Sunday!

Les “Tambours tourangeaux” will be playing in Descartes market on Sunday, 26th July from 10am to 12noon and then, from 3pm, starting from the Descartes Museum they will be leading a guided tour in the footsteps of René Descartes through the town. 8 more words

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German Youth against Nazisim ~ a new local exhibition

“THE WHITE ROSE” is a temporary exhibition at the Maison du Souvenir de Maillé, 1 rue de la Paix, 37800 Maillé. It runs until 31st August 2015. 113 more words

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More on bonnets of the Touraine

Hi all, image from an old postcard I recently bought at a brocante in the area.

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Demarccation Line, Descartes, South Touraine

It seems that no matter how often you visit a place there’s always something new…something you’ve missed. Here’s the Demarcation Line marker at the very edge of the town, on the Avenue du Maréchal Leclerc.

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So, you think you know Descartes?

So, the other day I walked around the centre of Descartes in the South Touraine….going up off-beat streets….and recording various images of interest.

A prize of a bottle of wine to the person who can guess the location of each image in central Descartes. 56 more words

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The three sequoia trees of the beautiful city of Loches, Touraine

No matter how often I visit the beautiful city of Loches, I still manage to spot something new and interesting. For example, recently, when walking though the city’s public park, I viewed….well, for once, I’ll be quiet….I think the images below say it all…

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