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For this month’s City Daily Photo theme day, I wanted a typical scene in a French café in a provincial town so we went to Onzain, about 15 kilometers from Blois. It’s Sunday morning, about noon. The café also has a betting licence so people can buy lotto and lottery tickets and back horses, etc. It also sells tobacco and newspapers. We were surprised at how busy it was! To see other coffee house interiors across the world, click here.

Pour ma contribution ce mois-ci à la journée thème de City Daily Photo, je voulais une scène typique d’un café français en province. Nous sommes donc allés à Onzain qui se trouve à 15 kilomètres de Blois. Nous sommes dimanche midi. Le café est un PMU et un tabac et vend également quelques journaux. Nous étions surpris de voir autant de monde. Pour voir d’autres intérieurs de café à travers le monde, cliquez ici.

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14 comments on “City Daily Photo Theme Day – Coffee House Scene

  1. Dina

    It really serves the people in many ways. And they all look happy!

  2. rob

    Special day, yesterday! There was le grand prix d’Amerique, supposedly the year’s main horse race. Heard all about it at my local cafe…

  3. Lesley

    Like many places now the atmosphere is so much more ‘clear’ now that smoking is forbidden.

  4. avril Post author

    @Susan – Oh, that’s a coincidence!
    @Merisi – Yes, very popular.
    @William – We were lucky to get a table!
    @Dina – The owners really do cater for everyone
    @Jack – Yes, it’s good for a small town to have such as place
    @Helen – Jean Michel told me the races were in the afternoon.
    @Stuart – I wonder how many achieve that?
    @Grace – Thank you. I really like it too.
    @Rob – So maybe that’s why there were so many people!
    @Lesley – Yes, the day smoking was banned was wonderful, even if they still sell cigarettes.
    @Halcyon – Oui, c’est vraiment typique!

    1. avril Post author

      Lots of things to do and always the chance of a win!

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