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Friday, 9 April 2021

Gourmet and Specialist Markets in the Loire Valley

Street markets are common everywhere in France. Everywhere has its weekly market where locals pick up their regular supply of fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and dairy. But lots of places also have special annual gourmet markets. (see more)

Pressing apples into juice at a fair, Indre et Loire, France. Photo by Loire Valley Time Travel.

Monday, 5 April 2021

Célestine at the Chateau of Amboise

Our last excursion with Célestine before the third Covid19 lockdown was a trip to Amboise. With help from the Chateau Royal d'Amboise and Photograph France we were able to spend a day in the grounds (see more)

Citroen Traction Avant in the grounds of the Chateau Royal d'Amboise, Indre et Loire, France. Photo by Loire Valley Time Travel.

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Baguettes -- the staff of life in the Loire Valley

The long thin French stick, or baguette, as it is called in France, is the archetypal loaf of bread, bought on a daily basis by almost every household in the country. It is made from wheat flour, bakers yeast, salt and water. (see more)

Baguettes in a boulangerie, France. Photo by Loire Valley Time Travel.

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