Piments Oiseaux, Forcalquier market, Provence, France

The Colours of Provence

January 28, 2014 Andy 0

Provence did not disappoint. She may have lost her lavender and sunflowers for another year but all that served to do was to focus the attention on the beauty that lies beyond her seasonal glories. […]

Saintes Maries de la Mer, Camargue, France

The Gypsy Spirit of Saintes Maries de la Mer

January 21, 2014 Andy 0

Scents of the gastronomic specialities of the region assail visitors from every side as you stroll through narrow streets lined with whitewashed shops, beneath the constant gaze of the Romanesque steeple of L’Eglise de Saintes Maries. […]