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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


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

Week 23 - France (Brantôme & Rocamadour)

For years my parents have been talking about renting a house in regional France for an extended holiday but there was always something that prevented them from taking the plunge. 1,580 more words

La Vierge Noir - the Power of French Medieval Art and Architecture


By Keri Wiederspahn

Beauty leads the way to inspire wonder and holds the key to mystery and a call to transcendence. 

Several decades ago, as an unchurched 15-year old drawn to art and already identifying myself as an aspiring artist, I was blessed with a transformative encounter on a trip to the ancient cliff-side village of Rocamadour in the South of France not far from where my parents and I were spending the year on my father’s sabbatical in the Dordogne Valley.   733 more words


Only those who attempt the absurd

The first time I saw this place, I was on honeymoon three years ago (or thereabouts).  The place my husband had chosen for this special moment is owned by the most delightful of men. 761 more words