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9 November 2017
When you think of the Périgord (or the Dordogne as it is often referred to) walnuts probably aren’t the first thing that spring to mind. You ma...
18 October 2017
The wide-ranging 16th century works of Michel de Montaigne are still studied by scholars all over the world. Indeed, his views on intolerance and his ...
16 October 2017
Château de Castelnaud is just 5 kilometres from Les Milandes. This medieval fortress is in the beautiful village of Castelnaud-la-Chapelle which over...
18 September 2017
The month of August has recently passed and it marks the death of Pierre Daumesnil in 1832. Daumesnil was no ordinary soldier. Born in Périgueux, Dor...
8 August 2017
We have been visiting La Belle Etoile restaurant in La Roque Gageac in the Dordogne since 2001. Our girls were then aged 15 and 11 respectively and on...