I have to start this post by acknowledging how deperately we all are to have freedom to travel, however some speculation is rife over the dates when t
The French government has decided to post daily updates on how the virus affects the departments. As you can see here in Dordogne we are green (the b
We keep the gites very clean - taking, on average a total of 8 cleaning hours per gite each changeover. Dishes and glasses are put through a hot was
Soon, we will be able to explore this fabulous area again, so Im updating our walks and 'off the beaten track' highlights for gite guests. This is th
Last night the French government extended the lockdown to 11th May 2020, and is expected to gradually release certain freedoms - eg nursery & prim
We are so lucky to live so near to many of the most pretty places in Dordogne, and right now, having an 'essential' journey that leads us past these p
Here at Le Bois Vert the orchids, cowslips and bluebells are all blooming. This is just a little reminder that better times are on their way. Keep sa
I'm sure many of you are finding the current situation difficult. And I'm sure you are probably in some sort of lockdown right now, so I hope my phot
Chateau de la Roque is found on the road between Meyrals and St Cyprien. It's privately owned and was built in the 12th century. At the foot of the
Here at gite Le Bois Vert we are now under instructions not to go further than 1km from the house unless emergency shopping. But we can sit out in ou