Mas d'Augustine Garden @bfblogger2015
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Life in the “Off” Season: Mas d’Augustine 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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Cycling in Provence @Vauclusedreamer
ExploreJulie WhitmarshStay Fit

Cycling in Provence – Through the Vineyards of the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: When I packed my cycle kit to come over this time I put in enough layers to keep me warm in the expected arctic temperatures, hoping to snatch a few precious moments out on the bike before dashing home to thaw out in front …

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Sundays in the Luberon @VaucluseDreamer
ExploreJulie Whitmarsh

How to Spend a Sunday Pottering Around in Provence

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: I always love Sundays in and around the Luberon, whether it’s an early morning start in the summer to head off bargain-hunting at the vide-grenier in a nearby village or a gentle cycle out for breakfast at the wonderful ‘Farmers’ Market’ at Coustellet. In …

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Truffle hunting un France @bfblogger2015
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Homage to Truffle Hunting Pigs in France

Saturday night, I served a fancy pork terrine bought in the Loire Valley to friends 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 been attracted to pigs, namely Porky Pig, Piglet, Babe, and Miss Piggy. …

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Grain Soup Soupe d'epeautre #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSoupTaste

Hearty Grain Soup with Petit Épeautre

A warm, hearty and filling soup that can be served on a summer day as easily as it can be on a cold winter’s eve.

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The Village of Goult in the Luberon in Provence
Cheryl ShufflebothamExploreVillages Towns and Cities

The Village of Goult is a Secret Luberon Gem

While most tourists visiting the Luberon head right for the spectacular villages of Gordes and Roussillon, there lies tucked away in a world all its own, the quiet, refined, and classy town of Goult. Classy is the word to describe this quaint little village with its photogenic little square of …

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Mas d'Augustine Chambre d'Hote Uzes
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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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Perfectly Provence Video Alpilles Mountains in Autumn
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore

Must Watch Video Tour in Perfectly Provence

It never gets easier to leave Provence, in fact, it might get harder each time. After several years of spending time in the region, it seems like my list of “must see and should do” just gets longer. Maybe it is because most days are highlighted by an endless sky. …

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Chateau Romanin panoramique View AOP Les Baux de Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Chateau Romanin Dedicated to Provence’s Long History of Wine

Occasionally, you catch a flash of the sun on the windows, a fleeting hint that something magical is taking place on the North side of the Alpilles. Initially, the meandering road that leads to Château Romanin parallels the Aéro-Club de Saint-Rémy les Alpilles glider runway. The striking backdrop of limestone fingers, the …

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Olives in Provence #TastesofProvence @TableenProvence
Paula KaneStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

My Provençal Garden

It always happens less than one week after being back in Canada. Less than one week (sometimes less than one day) and I am dreaming about being back in Provence. Generally it’s because I go from summer to autumn/winter in a matter of moments. It’s always cold and dreary and …

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