Tag Archives: transhumance

A Cut Above the Rest: Laguiole Knives

The Aveyron town of Laguiole sits at the edge of the stark and empty but stunningly beautiful Aubrac plateau. We passed through there several years ago on our way to the Aubrac cattle transhumance, which takes place every year in … Continue reading

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TIENS! Magazine 2nd issue now published

  Just a short post to say that the second issue of TIENS! online magazine is now out. This free magazine aims to introduce the best of southwest France to anyone who is interested in this part of France and to … Continue reading

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A moo-ving experience: la fête de la transhumance

An adapted version of this post was published in Tiens! Magazine, a webzine about southwest France, in March 2011 along with some of my photos and sound clips. The small town of Aubrac in the eastern Aveyron is subject to an … Continue reading

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