One of the first things I fell in love with, when I viewed the house for the first time, was the view from the kitchen window. The Luberon is spread out in front of us with the constant sight of the tower on the highpoint of the Mourre Nègre directly ahead, even during the night, … More Views from the Mourre Nègre are worth the walk!
As I mentioned in my last couple of blogs we’ve really enjoyed exploring the area on foot this Winter and in turn it has meant we’ve had a very happy dog! We have managed to discover some new walks, but have also enjoyed treading well-worn paths, like this one that runs from the pretty village … More A Morning’s Walk – from Lagnes to the source of the Sorgue
One of the things we love about Provence is its wonderful wildlife and recently we’ve been lucky enough to watch ‘Sangliers’ foraging at the side of the road…….. Please excuse my photography!! And have seen Vultures flying off the Petit Luberon and near Sault, but when it was suggested that we go to look for … More Hunting for Rhinos near Viens
Back in the Summer we spent some time exploring the pretty village of Simiane-La-Rotonde, a few miles away from us in the neighbouring Department of Alpes de Haute Provence. Whilst we were there we noticed the names of 5 English Airmen had been added to the local War Memorial and set out to find out … More On the trail of a WW2 Wellington Bomber
I’ve mentioned before that Winter is a great time to visit Provence – of course it can be very cold, thanks to the clear night skies and subsequent frosts, but the days can be stunning with bright blue skies, little or no breeze and the wonderful light that cheers you up in the depth of … More A colourful circular winter walk
There are some things your children will never let you forget. A good few years ago we spent a month in New Zealand, having a fantastic time pottering around the islands. One evening, whilst we were staying near Rotorua I suggested that we follow the signs for a nature walk before tea ‘How long is … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 11 – One of Mum’s 10 minute walks.