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A view of Loumrarin, Luberon, Provence, France
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Lourmarin, my special place to live

When do you know that you are somewhere special? What is it that evokes such feelings? Maybe an exotic location, maybe when you are doing something totally exhilarating like meeting the challenge of a death defying ski slope, one you …

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Nice, France
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Nice, capital of the Côte d’Azur

Nice, the capital of the Côte d’Azur, vibrant and exciting with its splendid shopping streets, famous beachfront Promenade d’ Anglais, its charming old town and stunning flower market.  The ancient history of Nice dates back to the Greeks, 350 BC, …

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Les Baux-de-Provence

France, and especially southern France is famous for its perched villages, Les Baux-de-Provence is one such stone bastide, which clings, seemingly quite precariously, to the hillside. Mostly built in the Middle Ages on carefully chosen prominent rock faces, offering the …

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Olives for sale in the Uzès market
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Entertaining in Uzès and coping with local gourmet delights!

Last night I had my first dinner party, entertaining in Uzès, ‘une belle soirée avec de nouveaux amis y de la Suède, qui j’ai rencontré dans ma classe de français!’ (a lovely evening with my new friends from Sweden, whom I met in French class!) Maybe this …

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