Living in Provence and the Healing Power of Nature
Contributor blog post by Paula Kane:
My first week here has gone by in a flash. Perhaps because summer is always like that, or perhaps it was my fuzziness and lack of focus most of the week due to some lingering vertigo. Either way, it went by quickly with dinners and lunches with friends, sunshine, bike rides and excellent food and wine. Even through the haze in my mind, I could tell I was getting some much-needed healing.
…Continue reading here to read about how nature is indeed the natural healer. The elements that we take for granted, sun, clean water, fresh air, green space are vital for our health. This is, of course, true whether you are in Provence or elsewhere.
Sure a rainy day is a recipe for indoor activities, but otherwise, the over 300 days of bright blue skies in Provence should serve as your excuse to get outside. A mistral wind can be cold in fall and winter months, so dress appropriately. Hiking is possible almost every month of the year in the region, although summer months can mean closures due to fire risk. Keen golfers are happy in the South of France with a variety of courses and a really long season.
Via:: A Table en Provence