Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Loire Valley, By Patrick Hudgell

Photographs are very important to us at The Chain Gang. We rely on them for brochures, website, newsletters, etc. The problem is that it isn’t as easy as it looks! In recognition of my own limitations I’ve recently enrolled on a Photography course. So I’m always very grateful when our customers take lots of photos… Read more

The Normandy Cheese Olympics

Of our French tours, the distinctiveness and quality of the local cuisine varies widely. Whatever locals might tell you, the Loire Valley and Bordeaux are generic ‘French’ – delicious when done well, but you can get it anywhere. The Dordogne is very distinctive, based as it is almost entirely on duck and goose with some… Read more