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On your knees in Rocamadour

Rocamadour, in south-west France, became famous in mediaeval times as a place of pilgrimage, and an important stop on the pilgrimage path to Santiago de Compostela in Spain (the Camino de Santiago, or St James’ Way). 73 more words

Travel

From the South back to the North

Day 17

Carcassonne is a fortified city that lies on top of a hill. There are more than 50 fortified towers around the city. It is situated along the old driveway that used to connect the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. 506 more words

Roadtrip

Il mercato Victor Hugo a Tolosa

Le vacanze sono sempre un’ottima occasione per conoscere cose nuove e quelle appena trascorse sono state ricche di occasioni.Vorrei raccontare di una bella esperienza gastronomica che ho potuto godere nel Midi della Francia e in particolare a Tolosa. 335 more words

En Route: 'Faux Americana' sweeps France

ROCAMADOUR, France – So these are the slogans emblazoned on the T-shirts, jackets and sweatshirts that people — many of them French  — are wearing in the heavily touristed Perigord region of France this summer: 386 more words

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En Route: The sweet life in Perigord

GROLEJAC, France – It looked for the longest time like Agnes Lacoste, a woman with a striking silvery mane, would have no customers for her “Barbe a Papa” (cotton candy) stall at a nighttime “marche gourmand” in the Perigord village of Grolejac. 449 more words