Tag Archives: France

Burgundy Bound

The wines of Burgundy are famous.  The back roads are not.  The further you get from the presumed sophistication of the wineries the closer you get to a land similar to the one you left but not exactly the same. … Continue reading

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Pretty Provence

We have landed in Lorgue, France.  It is well east of last summers haunt in St. Remy.  Though just as French and just as warm.  Not that heat bothers the lavender.  Or the bees. This years retreat certainly looks French.  … Continue reading

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French Impressions

We said goodbye to France last Saturday.  Too soon and long before we had exhausted the clip library. So we knitted together some of the better bits that had not made it in.  One last french daydream. It has been … Continue reading

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Duck, Duck, Dog

There was life in the Loire Valley once.  It was the place to be.  Catherine de Medici’s insisted on it and rewarded herself by carving her initials into any number of buildings. Things have not been the same since the … Continue reading

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It’s the Lot

The drive between Provence and Dordogne is not short.  A late start means spending a night en route. In our case at Figeac,  a town whose time at the center of the universe ended six hundred years ago.  Though, I … Continue reading

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Jonas’ Bike

Our home for the past two weeks was in the town of St Remy de Provence.  Lots of restaurants, ice cream stands, pretty architecture and friendly people.  However, as has been mentioned there is not a lot of activity. In … Continue reading

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The Conclusion

The organ music we started with on Tuesday lasts four minutes.  A happy coincidence for a man wanting to make two, two minute movies. Our actual tour of the Luberon lasted six hours, including lunch.  But I think these two … Continue reading

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