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La Place-aux-Herbes, Uzès

  At the the heart of the beautiful city of Uzès’ lies the architecturally stunning, La Place-aux-Herbes. La Place-aux-Herbes is a vast, cobbled square surrounded on three sides by golden, stone arches whose domed canopy covers the patios of shops and …

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A video glimpse into Uzes along the Streets of Uzes
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Watch this video glimpse into Uzès

The enchanting medieval bastide city of Uzès, just outside of Provence, in Languedoc Roussillon. Come and wander its cobbled streets, admire its gently worn, shuttered buildings. Discover the Ducal château, its Medieval Garden and iconic Fenestrelle tower. Sit under one of the …

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Returning to my beautiful Uzès

Uzès, the charming town where I was fortunate enough to spend 4 treasured months in 2012. This vibrant, Duché d’Uzès, the oldest remaining Duchy in France, dating from 1572, steeped in a rich history, was as special as I had remembered it. …

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Speaking French at Wednesday Market in Uzes
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“Parlez-vous français?”| learning French in Uzès

“Parlez-vous français?” – “Oui, un petit peu” – was my response when I arrived in Uzès in January before I had began learning French. By the time I left at the end of May I was able to truthfully answer the same question …

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Life perspectives in Provence, all different and yet the same……

Life perspectives change maybe just like the seasons. Right now Uzès is bursting into life. The new leaves have gently uncurled, already beginning to form their natural canopy of shade along the streets and in Place aux Herbs. Shops and restaurants, …

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Medical crisis in Uzes, ambulance on Rue du Grande Bougarde Uzes
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“Bon Courage!” – coping with a medical crisis in Uzes

A medical crisis in Uzes is not something I had anticipated. I never expected to have to learn such french words as ‘infirmière’, ‘douleur’, ‘ordonnance’, ‘chirurgie’ – nurse, pain, prescription, surgery… There are of course other words which have a much easier …

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