Created 8-Jan-13
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La Combe is on the south side of the Foret de Saou. The farm is bordered by the high rocks that form the edge of the Foret.The Foret is a remarkable geological feature in itself.Chamois and wild pigs are common but a bit difficult to persuade to stand still for a portrait.These pictures were taken during a a three week stay in Oct Nov 2011. Not all the pictures are of La Combe or the animals there. Some are of the local area. More pictures and text will be added as time allows.La Combe is an organic farm that welcomes Wwoofers (you know who you are). The farm has gite accomodation and offers tuition on riding and trekking opportunities in the Trois Becs. See:- horseridingfrance.com/and www.wwoof.org/The farm is owned by Chris Rendle and Marthe Kiley Worthington.Marthe has studied and written widely on horses. Her latest book, 'Horse Watch' is available on amazonwww.amazon.com/Horse-Watch-What-Be-Equine/dp/0851318886/r...
Velu spots the pear tree.VeluRPO_1620.jpgNear SaillonsJaneView from Le VeyouLilkatractoring hay.WindpowerLike a British Autumn.La CombeSomething atmospheric.View from Trois BecsSloes. Millions of sloes.Coprinopsis atramentariaLost hunting dogWind turbine pointing at the moon.Goat's beardBarren slopeAutumn colours

Categories & Keywords
Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Europe
Subcategory Detail:France
Keywords:Drome, La Combe, eco