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The first evidence for prehistoric man

June, 27th, Aurignac. The 17 skeletons have disappeared, but it was the first time that an archeologist found evidence for the simultaneity between ancient human bones and disappeared prehistoric animals. His name? Edouard Lartet. The place? The prehistoric cave of Aurignac.

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Preserved sites

December, 31st, the Vézère, Dordogne. The last day of the year is spent in a well-preserved site of the ‘Vallée de l’Homme’. The site is a 60-m high cliff named the Grand-Roc just outside Les-Eyzies-de-Tayac. It contains a richly decorated cave with a lot of “excentrics” as well … Continue reading

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Rocks and cliffs

Sergeac, Dordogne, Dec 29th. A typical winter walk: first misty along the riverbank, next sunny on the hilltops, sufficient to provide anyone with a good feeling of the region’s natural charms…

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La Roque Saint-Christophe

Le Moustier, Dordogne, Dec 30th. A massive, 5 levels high, 1 km-long cliff overlooks the Vézère river. It has been the habitat of people for more than 50,000 years: from the Neanderthalers till the Renaissance. The “Roque Saint-Christophe” was the stronghold of a township consisting of ~100 dwellings in … Continue reading

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Winter colours

Vallée de la Vézère, Dordogne, Dec 29th. Soft colours in the winter landscape contrast heavily with those of the details…

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The history of human race

Vallée de la Vézère, Dordogne, France, Dec 28-30th. The history of the human race depicted in one picturesque valley in the Périgord region: we present to you the amazing “vallée de la Vézère”!

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National wildlife reserve Romelaere, last year’s visit

This French wildlife reserve is indeed a wonderful place to observe and photograph birds. I found some pictures I’ve shot on may 1st, 2011 I would like to share  ….

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