Category Archives: South of France

Montferrand du Perigord and its 12th Century stone church St. Christophe

I love the Dordogne region for the exquisite beauty of its honey colored towns.  We spent a week in September 2016 in the Abbey village of Cadouin and wanted to explore some of the towns nearby.  Always on the lookout … Continue reading

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Perfect Place for Murder – Commarque Chateau

Martin Walker writes mystery books set in a fictional town in the Dordogne called St. Denis featuring local police chief Benoit ‘Bruno’ Courreges, perhaps modeled on Le Bugue  and its police chief.  I had read several of these books before … Continue reading

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Quick Stop in Arles

We had a drive of 750 km from  Cadouin in the Dordogne where we had spent a week with friends to Roquebrune Cap Martin near Monaco where we planned to stay for another couple of weeks.  Arles seemed like a … Continue reading

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