Self-Proclaimed Nomad Finds Home in the Dordogne of Southwestern France

"Café Oc" Delights with Its Sumptuous Descriptions of Food, Architecture, Language, and Life in Sarlat
Café Oc, Beebe Bahrami
Café Oc, Beebe Bahrami
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Nov. 1, 2016 - PRLog -- Writer, anthropologist, and self-professing nomad  Beebe Bahrami knows that walking and exploring are paramount to her sense of connection to the earth. One of her explorations took her to a small fishing village in northwestern Spain and a much-anticipated chance to walk once again but on new tributaries the pilgrimage route of the Camino de Santiago. But it was a side trip to Sarlat in southwestern France, a place called "the Frenchman's paradise" by author Henry Miller, that gave Bahrami much to explore and enjoy as the region worked its way into the author's heart.

Café Oc: A Nomad's Tales of Magic, Mystery, and Finding Home in the Dordogne of Southwestern France is a travel narrative and memoir; accompanied by photographs taken by the author, it is also a pictorial record of places, people, and events. Café Oc will delight readers with its tantalizing descriptions of French foods and wines, walks through the countryside, visits to the prehistoric painted and engraved caves, and the warm and welcoming people in the Dordogne region of France. From chocolate pastries, truffles, and foie gras, to donkeys, dogs, and cats, to cherished friendships with Sarladais, Bahrami's experiences reveal the valued traditions and uniqueness of the region. Over time and several lengthy visits, Bahrami found a surprising desire to settle down, to leave her "tent poles anchored in place to that precious earth."

Bahrami is an award-winning freelance travel writer and anthropologist who has a passion for European and Mediterranean cultures. She is widely published in travel, food and wine, outdoors and adventure, spiritual, and cross-cultural topics, and she has lived and traveled among the diverse cultures of Europe, the circum-Mediterranean, and the Middle East, as well as across North America.

Café Oc: A Nomad's Tales of Magic, Mystery, and Finding Home in the Dordogne of Southwestern France is a production of Shanti Arts Publishing in Brunswick, Maine. It is due to be released December 1. The book may be purchased through all major online booksellers and may be found in select bookstores. A digital edition is available through most sellers of ebooks.

ISBN: 978-1-941830-41-3  |  $ 28.95  |  softcover
ISBN: 978-1-941830-40-6  |  $   5.99  |  digital

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