It’s probably hard to believe, but despite visiting Provence for so many years, I have only been into Aix-en-Provence a […]
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Places that we have come to love over the years
An afternoon at The Thermal Spa in Montbrun Les Bains
Sometimes it takes me a while to get round to doing something and this week I finally decided I would […]
Day 2 & 3.. 24 hours in Paris…. Footsore, but what a day!
After a great day in Portobello Road, we arrived in Paris to a dramatic downpour, with the roads and pavements […]
Back to Provence…. Day 1… Exeter to Paris via Portobello Road Market
I honestly thought we’d tried all possible options to get back to Provence, but it appears now that we may […]
Vincent Van Gogh – Les Carrières de Lumières.
It’s always good to finally tick something off the list of things you have wanted to do for a while […]
The incredible gardens at Valsaintes Abbey
I have always loved gardens, although I have to admit to not being a great gardener myself. A summer garden […]
Poppies & Cherries – Provence has turned red.
Having arrived back in Provence a few of days ago I’ve been really surprised at how much things have changed […]
The Legend of Roussillon – a tale of illicit love and a tragic end!
Yesterday morning I cycled up to Roussillon for the weekly market and to sit on the wall enjoying the view […]
Treading in ancient footsteps at Les Baux-de-Provence
A few years ago now we headed across to Les Baux-de-Provence with our boys, after having seen the spectacular site […]
A Beach, a Gorge & Waterslides – 3 cool & wet places in Provence for the summer.
It’s nearly 9pm and it’s still around 30 degrees on the terrace this evening. The weather over the last couple […]