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Barefoot BloggerExploreRoad Trips South of France

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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French Fashion: Bobo Style

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Now that I’m settled in France, I’m beginning to understand why I love it here. I’m a hopeless romantic. It didn’t happen by accident that I live in a tower apartment. I’m a princess. Or at least, I always wanted to be one. If …

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Sable de Camargue winery Wines Provence @bfblogger2015
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Sable de Camargue A Most Unusual Place for a French Vineyard

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: This article was previously published by Insiders Abroad. Our Barefoot Blogger describes how she was exploring the wild, natural landscape of the Camargue and “stumbled” across the wines that fall into the “Sable de Camargue” category. Flamingos and Tidewater: A Most Unusual Place for a …

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A Bridge To The Past: The Roman History of France Revisited

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: A visit back to Pont du Gard and Nimes with my guest from the US reminded me how much history is so close to me in the south of France. Revisit some of the Roman past with a tour to Nimes — one of …

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A Funny Thing Happened In French Today

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: I’ve been putting off picking up my free pass to Pont du Gard for years now. Anyone who can prove they live in the Gard can get one. My friend and neighbor, Rich, said I’d murmured about it long enough. He was going to …

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Antibes in Two Days: Moonlight and Absinthe

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: As long as I can remember I’ve dreamt about Antibes. When thoughts of the tiny dot-of-a-place on the French Rivera came to my mind, I’d imagine myself lounging on the deck of a massive yacht. Sipping champagne. Dining in the moonlight. Sigh… Little did …

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Artist home near Uzes @bfblogger2015
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Inside A French Artist’s Home

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Each time I begin a blog post, it seems to start off with “One of my favourite things in France is ….” Sorry about that, but every day, every experience in this wonderful new world of mine seems to be better than the last. …

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Abrivado in Uzes Fete Votive @bfblogger2015
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Summer’s in Full Swing in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Tourism in France is down from the norm some say. In Uzes and the villages in the south of France that I’ve visited recently, it’s hard to tell. There’s lots going on and plenty of people around to enjoy it all. Fete Votive in …

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Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

A Day in the Life of an Expat in Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Friends often ask me “how do you spend your day in Uzes? Since you’ve asked, here’s an example of one day this week. I started the day with café crème and a treat, pain au chocolate, at a local cafe with friends. We were …

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Chambres d’Hôtes Near Uzès Mas d’Augustine

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Have you ever thought about owning a B&B? I certainly have. For years I could see myself entertaining guests in an antebellum mansion. Or in a sprawling Victorian farmhouse. I’d serve a breakfast stacked high with crispy bacon and fluffy pancakes — “your choice …

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