Missing The Vaucluse and watching any programmes we can find that mention Provence. Everything seems focused on Marseille and The Camargue, so we’ve started thinking about where we would go and what we would see instead
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Places that we have come to love over the years
Afternoon Tea (french-style) & Japanese old masters in Aix
It’s probably hard to believe, but despite visiting Provence for so many years, I have only been into Aix-en-Provence a […]
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 […]