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Provence History in Motion: let the stones talk while you walk

Almost anywhere in Provence a casual glance around oneself will reveal a proliferation of Roman ruins, medieval hilltop fortresses, Renaissance châteaux and Romanesque cathedrals, for this is a  region steeped in history (not to mention myth, legend and folklore). Yet much of that history remains maddeningly elusive for the Anglo-Saxon …

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Vaison-la-Romaine Day 1

By Krista Bender Well I should be passed out or hallucinating after having been awake AND in planes and airports for the last 25 hours…. But I am not :) I am so in awe of the beauty surrounding me I have to document this. I arrived in Provence today …

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Vaison la Romaine Locals Tips for Your Visit

Local enough to hear the latest gossip makes you a local in Provence Sharon de Rham (tour guide and expat) says she gets the heads up from her friend at the tourist office when there are movie stars staying in the “neighbourhood.” After nearly ten years in Vaison la Romaine, …

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Sharon de Rham an Expat Living in Provence

Living in France was an evolution not a forgone conclusion, there was no straight-line from small-town America to small-town Provence. Sharon de Rham is an American with Swiss citizenship who calls Vaison-la-Romaine home.

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Fig Almond Tart by Patricia Wells #PatriciaWells credit Jeff Kauck
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Patricia Wells a Provence Kitchen

James Beard Foundation Award winner Patricia Wells knows a thing or two about excellent food. If Michelin awarded stars to cooking schools, cookbook writers, and restaurant critics there would be a galaxy named Wells. Wells, who hails from Milwaukee, has lived in France with her husband Walter since 1980. Their …

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