BC: C'est tous!
FC: Le voyage a ne pas oublier | France 2011
1: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen
2: All things grow better with love. | Traveling by plane, train & automobile...
4: Mas Santoline, Eygalieres, France
5: Market Day in Eygalieres | The town comes to life selling textiles, olives, jewelry, cheese, chickens, baskets and so much more!
6: The Renaissance was a golden age for rebuilding. In 1999, it was listed as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in France". | In the 11th Century, Les Baux was a powerhouse in southern France until warring Lords lost the castle to King Louis XI who ordered its demolition. | Les Baux de Provence
7: St. Vincent Church
8: Arles - Roman Ruins | Arles - Republic Square
9: St. Trophime Church - The finest Romanesque entrance tumpets the promise of Judgement Day.
10: Stes. Maries del la Mer
14: Palais des Popes | This palace is the largest surviving Gothic palace in Europe | In 1309, Pope Clement V moved the Catholic Church HQ to Avignon. Popes resided here until 1403.
16: Provence was the first area in France to be planted with grapes, in about 600 B.C. | Fortia Winery
17: Domaine de Beaurenard | The pope summered in Chateauneuf du Pape in the 1320s. Today's wines are a direct descendant.
20: Private tour with Jean-Claude Werner showed us Riquewihr, Haut Koenigsbourg, as well as a private wine tasting...yum-o!
22: Enjoying the splendors of Alsace - saucisson, choucroute, canard, cappuccino, creme caramel, patisseries... | ...gateau chocolat, glace chocolat, tous les chocolats!!
24: Au Revoir, Paris!
25: Au Revoir, France!