Categories Windows Blue Troglodyte Shutter – Le volet bleu de troglodyte Post author By avril Post date March 22, 2014 7 Comments on Blue Troglodyte Shutter – Le volet bleu de troglodyte I love seeing real windows and shutters in the troglodyte dwellings along the Loire. This one is in Turquant. J’adore voir de vrais fenêtres et volets dans les maisons troglodytiques sur la Loire. Celle-ci se trouve à Turquant. Tags Blois Daily Photo, shutters, troglodytes ← Red Leaves – Feuilles rouges → Spring in the Vineyards – Printemps dans les vignobles 7 replies on “Blue Troglodyte Shutter – Le volet bleu de troglodyte” I’ve never been inside one of the troglodyte homes. I wonder what it’s like to live in one. Pretty quiet I imagine. I’ve only been inside a troglodyte restaurant in Vouvray. I’ve only ever been in troglo restaurants or a gîte. The gîte stank once you got to the troglo bit because they hadn’t kept the heating running overwinter. We’ve had clients stay at Les Hautes Roches in Vouvray and they complained that the rooms were too warm and smelled a bit damp. I’d like to go in to one that is privately and permanently lived in. The theory is you run your heating on low all year round to get the interior temperature up to about 16°C to manage relative humidity and comfort temperatures. It’s a lot like managing an historic building. Yes, I can’t imagine they are very salubrious! […] to tufa, the iconic stone of the Loire Valley, was erected by the owner of a stone quarry in Turquant on the Loire River and shows the tools used by the workers, or perreyeux, to quarry and work the […] […] love the details on this troglodyte house – the tree with its gnarled roots, the horseshoe next to the door, the TV antenna next […] […] This bench next to the Loire is waiting for us to stop and have a biscuit when the temperatures are high enough to go cycling again. Last year, we were cycling in mid-March in Turquant.. […] Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.