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Sunflowers of Provence, France
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Provence Travel Tips from Shutters and Sunflowers interview with Perfectly Provence

Perfectly Provence recently interviewed me to ask for my top tips for visiting Provence. My suggestions are by no means a fully comprehensive list, as I told Perfectly Provence’s creator, Carolyne Kauser-Abbott, there is so much to see and do that …

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Interview with Perfectly Provence
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Perfectly Provence, Shutters and Sunflowers, The Provencal Landscape

Perfectly Provence is a highly recommended online resource, for those of us who want to learn more about Provence, its culture, its wine, its food, great places to stay and what not to miss when you are there. It’s creator, Carolyne …

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Bonnieux, Luberon, France
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Discovering the essence of Provence in Uzès

Travel France Online has recently included my experience of returning to the magical bastide town of Uzès, 25 km west of Avignon. Having lived for several months Uzès had captivated my soul and visiting it a year later reminded me why! Uzès is the oldest duchy …

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Oppede le Vieux, Luberon, France
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Visiting the Luberon’s ghost town of Oppede-le-Vieux

Travel France Online has just added my visit to the ghost town of Oppede-le-Vieux to their portfolio. Situated in the Luberon Valley, in the department of the Vaucluse, Oppede-le-Vieux oozes atmosphere and ambience. Abandoned long ago it is a strikingly …

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Provence's architecture, Provence, France
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The golden stone walls, clay tiles and shutters of Provence’s architecture

Travel France Online’s just published my research on the charming architecture of Provence which beguiles the thousands of visitors that stay in this stunningly beautiful area of France each year. Despite the much admired golden stone walls, brightly painted shutters and …

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Bandol, Var, Provence, France
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The charming town and sumptuous vineyards of Bandol, Provence

Travel France Online’s latest addition to their portfolio is a visit I made to the charming, coastal village of Bandol in the department of Var, Provence. Nestled within the embrace of a sweeping Mediterranean bay, Bandol is renowned for its clear waters …

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Christmas pudding traditions
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Travel France Online ~ My Christmas Pudding

Travel France Online has just published Shutters and Sunflowers’ article about Christmas Puddings as part of a wonderful collection of Christmas wishes from all over France put together by Diane de la Guillermie, this fabulous website’s founder. For me, as a child, just as it …

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Cassis harbour, Provence, France
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Travel France Online publishes my post about Cassis

Shutters and Sunflowers’ article about Cassis has just been published by ‘Travel France Online’ the excellent, free, online travel resource founded by Diane de la Guillermie which in her words, aims ‘……..to help you discover and enjoy French history and …

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L'Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque, Gordes, Luberon, Provence
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Travel France online ~ posts my article about L’Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque

Travel France Online  is, in the words of its founder, Parisien, Diane de la Guillermie:  ‘a free online travel resource……..to help you discover and enjoy French history and culture’. Having traveled extensively herself, Diane established this guide to share perspectives about French history …

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View of Lourmarin Village, Luberon, Provence, France
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An Interview with Belle Provence Travels

Shutters and Sunflowers’ interview with Tuula from Belle Provence Travels ~ November 5th 2014, Tuula wrote: Hello dear readers from a very wet and rainy south of France. It’s been a stormy week and it looks as if those fall temperatures …

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