Though we travel the world to find the beautiful

we must carry it with us or we find it not

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, December 16, 2016

Skywatching over Brittany ....

Emerald Coast - Brittany - France

One of the things I love to do when travelling in different corners of the world
is capturing the different sky-scapes

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Strolling around Lourmarin ........

Lourmarin sits in the heart of Provence
and I would like to say that it is a sleepy little village with residents going about the normal life
but it has become well known amid the tourists trail and now anytime between 11am and 3pm
it is difficult to find a seat in any café or eatery.

The beauty of staying a week or two is that us long stay tourist
get to savour the ambiance of a place by rising early and strolling the deserted laneways
before mingling with the locals in the little boulangerie
carefully selecting a few delicacies for

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Carrosserie ......

I had to smile when spotting this car shop in the lovely village of Bonnieux
I know the French like to use the suffix ie for a lot of shops
like Patisserie-cremerie-boulangerie and Pharmacie
But to see this quaint business referred to as a Carrossserie
really made my day.

Oh! and wouldn't it be nice to go zipping around Provence in that
cute cherry-red Volkswagon
If only I could get the hang of driving on the opposite side of the road !!

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