Plan-de-Cuques near Marseille
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Marseille Stories: The last Paysanne of Plan-de-Cuques

Contributor blog post by Dorothy Garabedian: You’re wondering: Where or what is Plan-de-Cuques? Well, it’s a town, or rather a suburb – actually a commune north of Marseille – and it has a few secrets. Plan-de-Cuques is not very old in comparison to other French villages, although abundant archeological evidence indicates …

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Lourmarin in Winter #Lourmarin #Provence via @DetoursandDiversions
Dorothy GarabedianExplore

Winter in Provence

You may ask, “Isn’t Provence sad and dull in winter?” I would answer, “Not at all.” I know Provence in all seasons and winter has gotten to be a favorite time to visit. First, there is usually bright sun, warm enough to sit at a sidewalk café or enjoy walks …

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