Here are a couple shots I couldn't get on the blog while we were in Provence. They are in the same village in the Vaucluse. The blue doors are within the old walls, the other is part of a ruined chateau at the top of the village. We also had great fresh croissants here! Ciao! … [Read more...]
Au Revoir Provence!
Our last day in Provence, until September. Probably the most beautiful candy store I've ever seen! Here's Joel's young cousin deciding what to choose- we bought he and his sister one piece each. Of course we bought something for ourselves as well... Street musicians are a wonderful part of life in Provence, and the accordion is a classic French … [Read more...]
This morning it felt like it would be cold, gray and rainy all day. Just look at the fog in a nearby village... but Provence showed its true colors this afternoon and the rain clouds cleared out to beautiful sunshine! We visited a picturesque winery, which is on the schedule for our September workshop/tour. The leaves are young and lime green … [Read more...]
Well, we made it to France, a little tired, but we're trying to do as much as possible to stave off jetlag! Here are a couple snaphots from our first day here... As you can see we're staying in a classic Provençal gîte (apartment). Funny, neither of us likes fresh tomatoes, but these tomatoes at the local store were beautiful! We also had to go … [Read more...]