Tag Archives: Indre

18th Century Maps of Saint Quentin-sur-Indrois, Touraine Region, France


Below are two different maps of Saint Quintin, the Indre River and surrounding communities in the South Touraine, c1750-80. I love the Indre valley at this point in its meandering journey especially when, in spring, the buds on the small … Continue reading

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Loches and Beaulieu ~ three 18th Century Maps of these beautiful towns in the Touraine


Below are maps of the Towns of Loches, Beaulieu and surrounding communities  the Indre River in the Touraine, c1750-80.   They come from the online collection of maps, images and documents at the French Ministry of Culture’s web site. Enjoy. Visit … Continue reading

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Flooding ~ Veigné ~ December 2010


The last two weeks have seen a combination of high rainfall with melted snow. This has resulted in localised flooding. The water level of Le Brignon at Le Chatelier, Paulmy has risen and fields bordering our little tributary to the … Continue reading

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Chédigny ~ a village of roses


Every summer the small and beautiful village of Chédigny holds its Rose Festival organised by local people through their Association Roses de Chédigny. At his time the village is awash with colourful roses, including up to 200 old, rustic varieties. … Continue reading

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