Travel – France

Visiting the Vaucluse – a cycle tour of the Terraventoux vineyards

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The story so far:  After a long drive from London, we had finally arrived in northern Provence, spending our first afternoon exploring the lovely Coustellet farmer’s market.  Our next stop was the hilltop village of Menerbes where we enjoyed a truffle-tastic lunch at the Maison de la Truffe et du Vin; followed by a visit to the Ochre Conservatory […]

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Saturday Snapshots #237

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I’m flying high like a rocket in the sky…  - Chatel, March 2012

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Visiting the Vaucluse – a cherry-themed dinner at Chateau de Mazan

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The story so far:  After a long drive from London, we had finally arrived in northern Provence, spending our first afternoon exploring the lovely Coustellet farmer’s market.  Our next stop was the hilltop village of Menerbes where we enjoyed a truffle-tastic lunch at the Maison de la Truffe et du Vin; followed by a visit to the Ochre Conservatory […]

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Visiting the Vaucluse: a cooking day at Bastide de Capelongue

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The story so far:  After a long drive from London, we had finally arrived in northern Provence, spending our first afternoon exploring the lovely Coustellet farmer’s market.  Our next stop was the hilltop village of Menerbes where we enjoyed a truffle-tastic lunch at the Maison de la Truffe et du Vin; followed by a visit to the Ochre Conservatory […]

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Saturday Snapshots #218

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  Anybody home?  - Gascony shutter, September 2012  

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Saturday Snapshots #215

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  All by myself: the last of the Gascony sunflowers – September 2012

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Saturday Snapshots #214

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Rose window in the Eglise St Pierre, Auvillar, France – September 2012

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