The silence fell upon us as soon as we stepped in the shade. Glimmering rays warmed us along the path, mystifying the forest completely. The tall trees bathed in the gentle and caring sun, and the rich secular foliage gave us the feeling of a shelter, a natural refuge from the busy world outside.
Aix-en-Provence, the city of a thousand fountains
Often referred to as the city of a thousand fountains, Aix-en-Provence is a quaint Provencal town, 30 km north of Marseille.
Marseille, the city of 100 neighbourhoods
Nicknamed the city of 100 neighbourhoods, Marseille is mostly known as the oldest city in France.
Blessed with more than 300 days of sunshine a year, and with an ancient history, Marseille picked up our interest when we decided to take a road trip in Provence, and see the Gorges du Verdon.
Gorges du Verdon
Nicknamed the Grand Canyon of Europe, the Gorges Du Verdon is one of the most spectacular sites in the world. It is a river canyon located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of Southeastern France, whose name is often shortened to Provence.
FR, Grasse: Scented memories
Have you ever had a song stuck in your head, a poem, or a picture? Or just simply a sweet memory of a place, event, or a person? Or some fond memories like my flavored nostalgia of the pretty city of Grasse, the centre of the French (and even the world) perfume industry?