Sunshine is a great time for a picnic

If you walk to the left of the Château in Daglan and down the road signposted “La Levade”, past the Château’s park you will come across a children’s play area and the gorgeous Céou river that flows past our village.  In this area are picnic tables, benches and a very handy barbecue.  We chose to sit near the river in the shade of a few trees for our first open air picnic of the season.

PicnicOur vintage hamper.

 

picnicThe water level is still very high due to the amount of rain that has fallen recently.

 

DSCN1363Paul put his hand into the water he said that it was not very cold and that it is warming up nicely.

 

DSCN1365A gorgeous blue dragonfly in the clear water. We saw about six of these gorgeous creatures darting to and fro along the river bank on our walk home.

Our break was over, the bathroom will not get completed on its own. With the temperature reaching 30C in the shade, the hottest day of the year so far, the cool of our home does sound good.

 

Events:-Daglan Art’ceou Exposition now until 3rd July more on this in my next blog.
 
Vintage cars and motorbikes on the last Sunday of every month – Sarlat 26th June on the Marche aux Noix.
 
Sarlat Art Exposition-Les Perigord Noirs de Lucien Maleville on now until 15th August – the tariff is only 3euro to see the Perigord of the past.
 
103rd Tour de France starts on Saturday 2nd July and will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a distance of 3,519 Kilometres.

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