Category Archives: Traveling



We visited Roussillon very early in the morning of Bastille Day.  You could say that when we arrived, not a creature was stirring! Roussillon is quite a small village of less than 1000 people, who’s […]

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We spent an afternoon exploring the town of Gordes, a beautiful little village perched on the side of the mountains.     The apple looks particularly good today…

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The Lavender Fields

The Provence region of France is famous for it’s lavender production.  We spent an entire afternoon and evening near the town of Sault, exploring the different fields.  Enjoy! The stone buildings were used as sheep […]

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Abbye Notre Dame De Sénanque

Sénanque Abbye was founded in 1148 near the village of Gordes.  It’s nestled into a valley creating an idyllic setting.  The monks who currently live at the abbey grow lavender and tend to honey bees […]

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Farewell to the Camarague

Our final days with the horses and we got to see some of the traditional garb of the region.  Pretty formal attire for “cowboys” but I suspect this was more ceremonial.  The long stick the […]

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