Hotel De Provence
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... waiting for us to see!
What a joy to feel and smell endless lavender and sunflowers side by side - miles and miles of them!
After a bit of "babyfoot" in a village and watched locals play petanque by a castle, we headed back to Esparron for dinner and a relaxing evening in the castle.
... country roads along windy hills and mountains to a village on hilltop called Gourdon for lunch.
Then we started to drive towards our next destination - near the Gorge of Verdon to Esparron du Verdon, where we stayed at the village Chateau.
This part of the trip was a nice surprise - along the ...
... as the road swept skyward to cross the next mountain brining you high above the French pastures below. So high in fact that your ears would pop. Never reaching a speed of more than 60 km's per hour. Temperatures would differ over ten degrees from the valley to the mountain top. It was a great afternoon where we saw the back roads of France that few tourists would sight. Our day was topped off by us finding the perfect free camping ...
... when I want to get to know the cities more intimately. I don't know if I could call myself "satisfied" with my trip-happy about the way things went, yes. Glad to have seen what I saw and meet the people I met, absolutely. But there is far too much left to say that I'm satisfied. The Australian Aborigines, I learned, have a tradition called the ...
... but I do. It's not as if I want to be wound up in the rat race or climbing any corporate ladders, and I don't think I'm greedy, either. I just want some security. Is that asking too much? I don't think so. And coincidentally, as I type this, the song "Hard Times" from Newsies has come up (appropriately) in my music rotation... High times, hard times, sometimes the livin' is sweet, and sometimes there's nothing to eat, but ...
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