Tag Archives: Chauvigny

Curious capital carvings in Chauvigny

By now you know I have a total ladybone for Romanesque art, most especially Romanesque sculpture.  The column capitals in the Église Saint-Pierre in Chauvigny, France, have been on my must see list for a long time, and they certainly did not disappoint. The good stuff is in the 12 century choir, which was “restored” […]

Green pâté and charred goat cheesecake: what we ate in Poitiers and Chauvigny

Wherever we travel, HOB and I try the local specialties.  I can tell you the reason is because it’s a great way to participate in the culture, which is true.  Also, it makes local people happy–we’ve had people gather around us in approval when we’ve sought out an unusual regional delicacy at a shop or […]