Sunday, 2 January 2011

View from the window...

{view of the fabulous garden at the hotel where we had coffee, yesterday}

Yesterday a friend and I spent the day sight seeing in the Dordogne. So many things to see and do including the fabulous Chateau de Lanquais where you can have a medieval banquet or tour the Chateau with candles by night ......



Also visited Tremolat which sits high in the valley of the prehistoric man.....


We even had coffee at a very special hotel ......



where some lucky guests arrive or depart in this.....


All in all, another fabulous day in a fabulous place that am fortune enough to call "home".



Leeann x

p.s. have lots of new goodies for the Fab French shop which should start appearing later this week!

25 comments:

  1. Gorgeous pics! Looks like you had a fantastic time. Happy New Year! XO

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  2. What a lovely day you had and what an excellent way to start the year.

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  3. Sounds like a lovely time. Beautiful pics especially of the garden. Thank you for sharing. Happy new year! :)

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  4. Oh, it looks so wonderful. And this is home for you? Lucky girl.

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  5. How fortunate to be able to visit such beautiful sites so close to home. Looks like you had a fantastic time. Mumzie

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  6. what a great time, and lovley lovely pics. so you arrived by helicopter then?? (LOL) HAPPY NEW YEAR to you!

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  7. I would LOVE to live there!

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  8. It all looks beautiful Leeann and I would really love the candlelit tour of the Chateau.
    Wishing you and your family a wonderful 2011 filled with joy and happiness. Thank you too for your lovely comments throughout 2010 and your support. With much love. XXXX

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  9. Dearest Leeann,

    Looks like a fabulously and fun filled day with your friend in the Dordogne. Funny, somehow a small world since our Dutch friend has wooden homes there for sale; beautiful chalets! http://www.houtenhuis.com
    When we grew up in the South of The Netherlands the saying went: Living like God in France... Well, you are in that perfect spot. Enjoy it and have a Happy and Healthy 2011 with your loved ones!!!

    Mariette's Back to Basics

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  10. Magnifique! This spring I visited the Chateau et jardins d'Erignac..a real treat!
    Banne Annee

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  11. What a beautiful day you spent with your friend - it looks absolutely divine!

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  12. Love the top picture, what a fabulous place! Thanks for sharing :))

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  13. Oh Leeann, it looks divine! What a wonderful way to celebrate the new year! Thanks for sharing the photos and links!
    Have a marvelous 2011 my friend,
    xx

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  14. Beautiful Leanne,
    A lovely part of the world, fortunate indeed. x

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  15. I'm jealous! So beautiful! I will have to live vicariously through you:)

    xo,
    Amanda

    The Cheeky Cafe

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  16. Heavenly setting.. What a wonderful day with friends. Carla

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  17. Now that's a great way to have coffee!!!!!!And maybe some champagne?Best wishes Leeann in the new year and keep your beautiful images and commentaries coming! Maryannexo

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  19. Hi Leeann, it all looks wonderful. Hope you have a fabulous new year. Emma

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  20. gorgeous.... wishing you peace and happiness in this lovely new year... xx

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  21. Ahhhhh, the gardens are fabulous.

    Happy New Year,
    Candylei

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  22. Hello L
    Happy New Year!
    Lovely photos.
    Wish I were there too.

    Julie xx

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  23. What a lovely day you describe in your beautiful corner of the world. I'm just wondering is having coffee implies having a pastry too? It would for me I'm sure. Love that pic of you! Did you just drop in by helicopter too? xo ~Lili

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  24. Tremolat is gorgeous isn't it! We had a wonderful holiday in that part of the Dordogne a couple of years ago and visited all the Chateaux. Have you been to Chateau des Milandes, once the home of Josephine Baker? Your day out sounds wonderful!

    Jeanne

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