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Cantal le Beau

I’m never quite sure which destination appeals to me more: Cantal or Corsica. They are both mountainous and beautiful in their own way, but very different. Cantal, of course, is easier to get to, being only just over two hours’ … Continue reading

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Cantal Revisited

I’m always torn between sharing places I love with other people and keeping them to myself. After a fierce internal tussle, the altruistic side won. The Cantal is a part of France to which we keep returning, although our last … Continue reading

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Awesome Auvergne

This week we made our annual short visit – almost a pilgrimage – to the Cantal Département. It is a spectacularly beautiful, mountainous area in the Auvergne Region, about two hours’ drive from us. It offers excellent walking: the peaks … Continue reading

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