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Artists Inspired by ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

Cezanne’s Provence Painted by Artist Jill Steenhuis Part 2

Provence-based artist Jill Steenhuis explains her painting style to Perfectly Provence readers (in case you missed part 1 you can read it here). “My soul was made full again by the daily activity of painting in the fields and allowing myself to become one with nature.” Jill Steenhuis   I paint …

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Provence Yoga Retreats #Provence #Yoga
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Yoga Retreats in Provence Zen for Foodies

What are the chances of two American expats from Colorado reconnecting in a yoga class in Provence? It seems that the odds are better than buying a lottery ticket. Jane Satow and Sabrina Sadeghi Millecamp spent a number of years living in healthy Colorado State, practicing yoga and enjoying mountain …

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Villa View #Provence @francewithdawn
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Simply France with Dawn an Affair with Provence

It takes vision to launch any new business. In Provence where tour companies are as plentiful as olive trees and sunshine it also requires passion. Dawn Slieter calls her company Simply France with Dawn as that is what she is trying to share with clients – the simplicity of life …

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#Provence Patricia Sands Author @patricia_sands Cote d'Azur
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Discover Provence with Author Patricia Sands

Now that you have read about Patricia Sands’ books and her Womens Travel Network tour in Provence. We asked her share her Perfectly Provence – Where the local’s go. #Discover The authenticity of the old town of Antibes: a vieille ville on the coast between Nice and Cannes, in a …

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Weddings #Photos #Provence #Weddings @LoveasART
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & CulturePhotographers in Provence

Abbie Spencer Professional Photographer

Abbie Spencer would tell you that in her family photographs were treasures, and maybe that is why she has ended up in the industry. She would also say that travel and meeting people are her inspiration and crystallizing those moments in images is her mission. She describes the weather in …

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France en Velo Cover #Biking #Provence @Franceenvelo
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursStay Fit in Provence

France en Velo In the tracks of Le Tour de France

Here is another Provence biking route from Hannah Reynolds and John Walsh the authors of France en Vélo – The Ultimate Cycle Journey From Channel to Med – St-Malo to Nice. Sault to Forcalquier 33 miles/53 kms Le Tour de France visits Provence most years, often with Mont Ventoux as …

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collection-loft Atelier Romain Bernex #Provence #ceramics
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Gorgeous Ceramics by Artisans at Atelier Romain Bernex

In 1998, Marie Pierre and Cyrille Huyghues Despointes started Atelier Romain Bernex.  They had a common vision to open their ceramics studio. The slightly crazy concept was triggered one spring evening by the light of a glowing ceramic kiln. Marie Pierre and Cyrille brought to the project passion for creation …

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Domaine de la Verriere #Provence #Wines @ExtremeWineCB
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Looking for a Provence Boot Camp Try Extreme Wine

Serious athletes often push their physical boundaries to new extremes; climbing higher mountains, running longer distances, or entering Navy Seal inspired team-relays on muddy courses… Now, serious wine buffs can compete too! Connoisseurs who are looking to close their personal “wine gap” by moving beyond buying familiar labels and ‘trusted’ …

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Walking in Provence East #Provence #Hiking
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Two Guidebooks for Walking in Provence

Fancy a walk through lavender fields? Do you want to get away from the crowds on the coast? Did you know there are 60 kinds of orchids in one national park? In two recently published guidebooks Walking in Provence East and Walking in Provence West by author Janette Norton, you …

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Croix de Fer #Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocal Food Producers in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Discover Taste Relax Philippe Goninet Shares His Perfectly Provence

Philippe Goninet might be slightly biased, but according to this Provence tour guide read more here. “St Remy is the place I always recommend as a base for visitors.” Here are his top tips for a visit to Provence.  #Discover Stroll around the village and discover its hidden gems in …

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