Daily Archives: June 2, 2011

Domme and a story of French wine

One of our last explorations in the Lot-Dordogne had us setting off for Domme – another of France’s Plus Beaux Villages. It is set high above the Dordogne river on a rocky outcrop. A bastide established in the 13th century, … Continue reading

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Sculpture at Les Arques

Making the most of a long summer evening, on the way back from Domme we called in at Les Arques. Another small village in the Lot, with only a 1 leaf rating as a Fleuri village (1 out of 4) … Continue reading

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Ancient, ancient Arles…

We’re told it was occupied or settled by Celts, then Greeks, before Julius Ceasar decided to give it to his veterans for a peaceful retirement perhaps! It became known as ‘Rome in Gaul’ and left a very impressive UNESCO World … Continue reading

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