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From Göteborg to Uppsala, with stops along the way

Where else but Scandinavia will you find a traditional windmill… and a few miles down the road a modern wind farm? We rented a car and drove north along the Øresund and then the Kattegat sea from Malmø toward Göteborg. … Continue reading

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Eygalieres – Leaving Saint-Remy

We stayed in our pied-a-terre in Saint-Remy again for a few days. Great airbnb hosts and a convenient spot next to a fantastic boulanger for morning croissants. Where Saint-Remy-de-Provence ends in the east, Eygalieres begins. The hilltop village has just over … Continue reading

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Ménerbes and l’Isle-sur-le-Sorgue, truffles and treasures

Ménerbes is the small village nearest the spot where Peter Mayle (and his wife!) spent A Year in Provence. We read the book and wanted to see what the appeal was. It’s a beautiful old walled city high on a hill. This area … Continue reading

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Roussillon, a very colorful town!

Roussillon is north of our home base of Saint-Remy-de-Provence in the Luberon region of Provence. It’s another small town, but it has a unique and colorful history. For many year’s, this was one of the main sources of “ocre,” the red or … Continue reading

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