La Bastide de Grignan
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A deep-voiced bell tolls... sun pierces my eyelids... where am I? I roll over and, through the window, Caromb appears like a Provencal postcard - our whitewashed terrace; the neighbors' red tiled roofs; farms and forest reaching back into the midground; Mount Ventoux watching aloofly over the scene from a distance.
We arrived here in the ...
... Musée Albert-André has a good collection of art from the XX century (the majority coming from the painter Albert-André when he was curator of the museum and from the generosity of his artist friends). The collection includes works by Renoir, Monet, Signac, Marquet, Bonnard, Jean Puy, as well as Rouart, Vollard, Durand-Ruel, Elie Faure, and Paul Clémenceau. The collection expanded significantly with the donation from George and Adèle ...
... there was much still to see and experience. Mum finished the stay off with a classic French Boeuf Bourguignon, washed down with Sablet rouge vin (or grape juice/ice tea for the girls).
France has been fantastic to say the least. We were last here 12 years ago. We have found that the people are much friendlier and go out of their way to accommodate us. Last time most of the toilets were less than average and we had to pay for their use. ...
along with that comes tourist amenenities. The bigger village of Grignan next
to our friends’ hamlet, was the same size as Capestang, yet it has 2 salon de
thes and at least 7 fancier restaurants. Our village has one fancier
restaurant. Provence attracts many people from all over the world. It is very international. We heard English often as we travelled around. Here in Capestang it is primarily people who have
... camping ground close by and maybe walk back into the village for tea.
Found a great camping spot and parked the winny for the night under oak trees. The people who owned the park were just lovely and there was also a casual restaurant on site so we decided to have tea there rather than walk back into the village ( although that would have been nice too ).
Couldnt read a word on the ...