Le Mas de Guilles
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... filled with fresh fruits and vegetables, cured meats, spices, seafood, nougat, and Savon de Marseille (the famous Provencal soaps). We stocked up with medjool dates, grapes, bananas, and nougat for the road before settling on a café for lunch.
Again, since we planned on the rain, we had picked out an indoor place to spend the afternoon – the Camp des Milles. This was just a short drive from the old city ...
Wednesday is another sunny day and Allen is anxious to visit Roussillon a hill town that was featured in a book he read a long time ago called The Village in the Vaucluse. It is a true story written by a Haverford professor about his time living there in the 1950's. The town is known for the Luberon ochre hills. It was quarried for the red dye that is made from the ochre which is mixed with the sand in the sandstone. At one time 40,000 ...
... even remotely Cezanne related, like he picked his nose on this corner, or his best friends brothers 2nd wife got baptised at this church!!
Besides strolling around the old town and enjoying the markets, we joined the students for happy hour beers in one of the big busy squares, and basically just soaked up the atmosphere in the short time we had, before catching the train onwards via Marseille to Nimes, where we were set for a week of feria with our friends Anna and ...
... Siege de Ménerbes, which lasted from 1573 to 1578 during the French Wars of Religion. By 1960 Ménerbes was half depopulated but was the residence of Dora Maar, one of Picasso's models. The region grew lavender, mushrooms, truffles and red wine. One of Peter Mayle's books was made into a film A Good Year starring Russell Crowe, which was filmed nearby in the region. Much was actually filmed in the nearby town of Bonnieux. A year in Provence was ...
Today we made our first foray outside of Aix, spending most of the day in the capable hands of the very charming and knowledgeable Janicke Lemiere, our local guide extraordinaire. She and Sarah Pernet, operating as "Discover Provence", offer custom guided tours (in English) of Aix, and the surrounding areas of Provence. We had a thoroughly delightful day, with Janicke leading us on a walking tour of Aix in the morning, followed by a drive to ...