Though we travel the world to find the beautiful

we must carry it with us or we find it not

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, February 28, 2011

Tournesols ~ Citroen Deux Chevaux & a little wooden door....


You never know what little surprises you find tucked away in the cobble-stoned
alley-ways of the Luberon.

Buckets of freshly picked tournesols waiting at the gate

A butter-yellow Citroen Deux Chevaux - renovated and
ready for a spin  ~ very classy !!

Did they paint the car to match the walls or paint the wall to match the car
I shall never know.

And polished timber doorways leading into who knows where!!
a perfect compliment to those golden cobbled stones.
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Kirsty@Bonjour said...

Beautiful photos! Love the colour coordinated car especially.

Cezar and Léia said...

Stunning and different set of pictures.I'm so enchanted by the vibrant yellow, this great energy is so good, thanks for these lights to start my day here!
Have a nice week,

TK said...

oh what a cute selection of piccies - I think I especially like the citroen!!! Soph loves sunflowers! Must do coffee, next week could work! TK xx

Suzi said...

Oh gorgeous photos.
Sunflowers are what I am hoping to see in June in Provence. Did I tell you I was venturing there too....more to come.

My Carolina Kitchen said...

Lovely photos today Dianne. I've only had the pleasure of seeing one of those little cars once. They are definitely a head turner.

La Table De Nana said...

I want to do back:) Your photos simply reinforce that!

Diane said...

When I live in France I shall have one of those cars. xxxx

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

That door photo is divine! I think that Keith at Taste of Garlic will be by to see the Citroen, even if it is not bleu!

Have a wonderful week!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Dianne,

Love your beautiful photos ~ the bright sunflowers make me happy.
As for the cute 2CV, I have always wanted one. You do not see many of them around in France and it is a pity they are not still making them.
When we hired a car in France I wanted one, but sadly they could not help.

Happy Tuesday

Tatyana@MySecretGarden said...

What beautiful pictures you have here! I love Paris, love flowers... Will be back soon.
Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment.

moonstone said...

I love the car my brother use to had one color blue and I was very happy when his giving me a ride!

Aris Whittier said...

So beautiful. I want to know where the door leads...I love mystery...! Here in the US if my kids saw that car they would have yelled “Slug-Bug”...not quite ;o)

The Tablescaper said...

Oh, I think the doorway stole my heart.

- The Tablescaper


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