O is for Oppede Le Vieux

Some time ago someone posed the question on Twitter ‘What are your favourite 3 hill-top villages in Provence?’ Of course there are many to choose from, each having their own merits, whether it is Gordes with its beautiful Chateau, narrow streets and incredible views, Lacoste with its annual concerts and stunning sculptures or the sleepy and … More O is for Oppede Le Vieux

Two Weeks in Provence – Day 14 – How long do you think it would take us to get bored?

‘So what do you think?’ asked my hubby as we were cycling back along the round Luberon Trail from Merindol this afternoon. ‘What do you mean? – What do I think?’ I asked in return, only for him to reply ‘How long do you think it would take us to get bored here?’ The simple … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 14 – How long do you think it would take us to get bored?

Two Weeks in Provence – Day 13 – A short cycle taking the whole day

Well another day has passed in a bit of a blur. Somehow a cycle ride of just under 20 miles managed to take up most of the day, so rather than a wordy blog tonight I thought I would do a picture-book version ………………… The day started with the relatively short, quiet cycle to L’Isle … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 13 – A short cycle taking the whole day

Two Weeks in Provence – Day 12 – It’s the getting there that counts

As we were sat in Roussillon today, my hubby said ‘I really love just getting somewhere’ and to be honest I had to agree with him. Over the years we have spent time in cars just hopping from one attraction to another, fighting to get into parking spaces, taking a brief look at the sights, … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 12 – It’s the getting there that counts

Two Weeks in Provence – Day 11 – One of Mum’s 10 minute walks.

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.