Front door to a troglodyte home in the heights of the Loire Valley city of Chinon. Such subterranean limestone dwellings are fitted out either in existing caverns or in excavations, like the one featured in a very interesting video clip you can view by clicking here. The most important concentration of troglodyte dwellings in Europe are found in the Loire Valley. Très écolo and very much lived in.
un troglodyte: a cave dweller; a wren
une maison troglodyte: a cave dwelling
écolo: slang for ecological
Val de Loire: Loire Valley
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