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Oct 18, 2016 - Gardening and eating in Pomport

Does the name Bergerac seem familiar to you? In 1385 Ramond de la Rivière was given land as a reward for driving out the English from the area. He named his property Bergerac. His descendent, Hercules Savinien de Cyrano was born in 1620 and became a writer and a soldier with the Gascon Musketeers. The real Cyrano de Bergerac became the inspiration for Rostand’s play, Cyrano de Bergerac. Between August 26 and October 4 you would have found us in Pomport, France in a house without a street number because, due to it’s long life, it has a...

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Sep 24, 2015 - Gardening in Bergerac

The parents of our friend Anna purchased the farmhouse, about 10 km southwest of Bergerac, 44 years ago and the family has visited often ever since. Anna and Janet would be at the farmhouse for a week overlapping the end of our birdwatching adventure, and very kindly, they invited us to join them for a few days. We took the train from Brive la Gaillarde to Libourne, had a walk and a snack in Libourne waiting for our connection and Anna and Janet were waiting for us at the depot in Bergerac. We have never seen so many miles of vineyards. We...

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