Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tasting the real France…

We’ve wasted no time at all in diving head first into the lusciousness of this region. Try as we might, the Baronesses have just not been able to resist the many gastronomic temptations. After all, that is why we’re here, … Continue reading

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In search of the source…

(Here)”…you feel more than you reason because, in this instant, you enter the territory of poetry.” – Miabeau“ First, it was off to Fountaine-de-Vaucluse, a tiny town very close to L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. (Recommended by a very nice man selling multi-chopping scissors … Continue reading

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The island on the river Sorgue

The town is built on, over and around the river Sorgue. Everywhere you look the river is running next to, or near you, with ancient waterwheels slowing turning and ducks paddling. The purity and abundance of the water nurtured the … Continue reading

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Gorges du Verdon and the terror of the sublime

Added to the confusion and my anxiety was the fact that I realized we weren’t going to make L’Isle-sur-La Sorgue by 5pm (the time I’d arranged with the owner of our property), particularly as we wanted to go via the … Continue reading

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Au revoir Nice…

We bade a fond farewell to Nice and Anne-Marie who had had the mobile phone surgically removed. Heather was sad to leave Nice. There were still galleries she hadn’t been able to see, and more to explore, and she loved … Continue reading

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