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Sete or Marseille Find Out Which One Has the Best Fish Soup

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: While we’re on the subject of Sete from our recent train-from-Barcelona post, there’s a question that fish soup lovers who visit the South of France want to know. What’s the difference between Marseilles’ bouillabaisse and Sete’s fish soup? Which town has the best fish soup? …

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Winter Market in Uzes: It’s Not Quite the Same

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: If you’ve visited the Saturday Market in Uzes during tourist season and hate the crowds, you should be here in February. The market is almost the same, minus the throngs of people. This weekend’s market day was sunny and cold — a crisp 45 …

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Life in the “Off” Season: A Chambre d’Hotes in France

Contributor blog post by Deborah: Time to check back in at Mas d’Augustine and find out how the owners and managers, Jane and Gary Langton, are spending their time with no guests, but plenty of chores. As we visit the Langtons, it appears that Jane has quite a few projects …

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Homage to Truffle Hunting Pigs in France

Contributor blog post by Deborah: Saturday night I served a fancy pork terrine bought in the Loire Valley to friends who were in town for the Black Truffle Festival. That bite of pork could have been my last. I’m in love with pigs. I’ve always had an attraction to pigs, …

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Olive Picking at Mas D’Augustine near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: It’s olive time at Mas d’ Augustine. I’ve just been for my morning stroll around the gardens, checking what needs to be done today, as even in the winter there is always so much to do to make sure we have a beautiful garden ready …

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An Expat’s Life in A Chambre d’Hôtes in France: Jane’s Story

Contributor blog post by Deborah: After visiting new friends Jane and Gary Langton at Mas d’Augustine, the chambres d’hôtes they own and run in the south of France, I asked if they would share their “inside” stories with me and Barefoot Blogger followers. Happily, they agreed! …Continue reading here for more …

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Uzes: A Culinary Journey in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: You would be forgiven for thinking that Paris is the best place to experience French food. However, surprisingly many would argue against such a claim. While it is at the forefront, and to some extent the gateway to French cuisine for the average traveler, …

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What’s So Special About French Brocantes?

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Tell me there’s a brocante nearby and I’m there! If I start off another blog post with “one of my favorite things,” please excuse me. It’s just that it’s so hard for me to contain myself when describing some of the fun things to …

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Christmas in Uzes? Here’s a Preview

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: This year I plan to stay in France for the Christmas holiday. Friends say there’s nothing in the world quite like it. One year I was in Uzes until late December so I got a hint of how special the atmosphere is around here. …

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7 Great Ideas for An Awesome Autumn Weekend Around Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah: Autumn is my favorite time of year in Uzes. The tourists have left, or at least the crowds are gone. The weather is cool. The colors of nature and the man-made village walls, homes and regal buildings are all the shades of red and yellow against …

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