Sarlat-La-Canéda, France

Latitude 44.90621°N Longitude 1.209°E

Friday, October 24, 2003

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Coming soon -Perigueux -Lascaux II


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Around the streets of PérigueuxA fois gras farm en route to SarlatLocal fois gras, made in the traditional wayThis old lady was quite the fois gras expert!The owner of the farmUnlucky ducks (Mummy, where does fois gras come from?)
The vibrant saturday market at Sarlat-La-CanédaWheels of mouldy Saint-Nectair cheeseDucks carcasses (for duck soup) paired with bottles of red wineHares, pheasants and ducks: big sellers in the Dordogne regionBlack truffles - almost worth more than their weight in goldFois gras is another speciality of the region (and it was divine, too!)
So many different types of duck productsDelicious marinated anchoviesOlives and tapenades galoreLocal garlic - Exceptionnel!!!Cloves of the local "rose" garlicAt the spice stalls
At the spice stallsFragrant lavender from ProvenceA typical shopping basket in Sarlat - full!Market sceneHomeward bound with the spoils of shoppingThe enticing menu of Chez Le Gaulois
Back street scenes around SarlatBack street scenes around SarlatBack street scenes around SarlatOutdoor café around SarlatVery old staircase in a medieval buildingA tribute to all those noble fois gras geese...
Cottage, Sarlat-La-CanédaThe Maison de la Boétie, Sarlat-La-CanédaA medieval castle around Les Eyzies


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