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French Folly Photos

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Perhaps over Winter we can share pictures of some of the odd, lovely, ugly, funny follies that come in all shapes and sizes around the country.
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The owl buildings are great thanks for posting that.
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I was by the tortoise a few weeks ago. I couldn't get a photo for the bus load of tourist who were hogging it. There's a bar on that square where the male staff are compelled to wear kilts.
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Today's Folly Selection includes a sandstone 2CV in Caumont-sur-Garonne, straw tractor in Bieujac, dog loving centurion in Dax and a leaping hare in the vineyards of Château Smith Haut-Lafitte in Martillac:
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I love that last one :P
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I've seen that one of a tractor made of straw bales where we used to live. Gers.
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Todays Follies include a one-armed gnome in Sauveterre-de-Guyenne
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a Christmas Tree made of scrapped cars in St Bazeille
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A giant head in Bordeaux
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and Cyrano in Bergerac - Bien Sur
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Window seat with a view.

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Something for the Week-end:

La Tour Mouresque in Parc de Vergers, Langon.
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Is it a Pigeonnier?
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The Folly at Chateau Lamothe, Latresne.
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The Watchtower at Bagas.
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It's been a very watery few days - This is the first lock on the Canal Lateral after La Garonne broke her banks
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And this is the Lock-keepers cottage looking more like an island.
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La Halles in Gontaud de Nogaret
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Port Airbus - Langon
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château La Tour Blanche in Bommes close to Sauternes
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