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Saintes-Maries-De-La-Mer Who Knew?

Contributor blog post by Deborah @Barefoot Blogger:

Planning a visit to the Camargue to see the white horses? Here’s another stop to add to your list.


What I love about living in France is not only the opportunity to travel in this fabulous country, but also the chance to re-learn history. What I never expected, though, was to find biblical folklore.

Who knew, for example, that Lazarus and Mary Magdalene ended up in France? According to Provencal tales, which I learned upon my recent day trip to Saintes-Maries-De-La-Mer, Lazarus; his sister, Martha; Mary Magdalene; and Mary of James, sister of the Virgin; …Continue reading here for the story of the two Marys and St. Sarah and why many people make an annual pilgrimage to the church in Saintes Maries de la Mer.

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Deborah Bine

Deborah Bine

The Barefoot Blogger, aka Deborah Bine, loves to share tales of her solo life in France as an American expat who speaks no French. Retired from a career in advertising and marketing communications, and divorced after a 40-year marriage with children, Deborah left Beaufort, South Carolina and all of her belongings last year to move to the south of France. Now that she has found her "bliss," her passion is to encourage others to break away from whatever is holding them back and to go after their dreams. "We're on life's journey alone. Be certain you love where you are."

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