Today, I enjoy remembering the quiet in the countryside near Bordeaux. Gite guests gathered for coffee, fresh breads and jams. The cows moved slowly about the surrounding fields. Down the lane, expansive fields of bright yellow sunflowers spread their cheers. Another day in France awaited, and we were ready!
This photo of Hotel-Restaurant Edward 1er is courtesy of TripAdvisor For a relatively tiny community of less than 1,000 people, Monpazier in the Dordogne area of southwest France offers some excellent lodging options. Fittingly named Hotel Edward 1st , the hotel combines friendly hospitality with 12 varied accommodations in a lovely turreted, 19th century building […]
After the buzz and bustle of the city – whether Paris or Lyon, Marseille or Nice – consider a visit to one of France’s most unspoiled regions. Imagine the majestic Pyrenees dissected by rushing rivers and overlaid with valley upon valley. Next to Andorra, the Department of Ariège hugs the central Pyrenees, where every imaginable […]
When you find a treasure that nurtures little moments in your days, you should share it with others. So, we introduce a serene blog, one with classic taste and subtlety, one that shares passions for nature and … antiques! Some of us wander through life without clear ideas about ‘what we really want’, much less […]