Tag Archives: South of France

Living with monks in the hills of France

Evening was beginning to fall as the woman’s friend dropped me off at Taizé. Feeling terribly materialistic, I dragged my suitcases and backpack down the dusty road to the welcome center. There was a fair amount of confusion to my arrival. I was … Continue reading

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Tauromania- a guide

With the Féria de Pentecôte in Nîmes this weekend (wish I were there!!), I felt it was a good time to introduce you to tauromania a bit more thoroughly. Tauromachie, or loosely bull culture, is HUGE in southeastern France. For those who … Continue reading

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Letter to the South of France and I go to Les Baux-de-Provence

Dear South of France, I’ve caught on to your game. You’re not exactly subtle. You take every opportunity to flaunt your beauty. You chase me with your twangy, bouncing accent, singing me songs like a siren. I caught myself saying … Continue reading

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A Connecticut Yankee in the South of France

I’ve realized something. I’m a northern girl and it doesn’t seem to matter whether it’s France or the US. There’s something different about the south. The people. The accent. It’s not a bad thing. It’s just… Not me. Granted, I’ve … Continue reading

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