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En Provence

We arrived in Avignon yesterday after a long day of travelling on the Eurostar and TGV. We arrived to blue sky and sunshine, today has been more overcast but still deliciously warm.

Last night we explored Avignon, I was particularly impressed by the Palace de Papes and its associated cathedral...

And of course the famous bridge...

Today we visited Aix en Provence, a town with many fountains, and deeply associated with Cezanne:

After leaving Aix we travelled through the Luberon, navigating narrow widing streets through picturesque villages and colourful fields. There wasn't much opportunity to photo the fields full of poppies etc but here is just a taste of what we saw...


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May. 21st, 2009 09:31 pm (UTC)
Blue Sky
Great to see blue sky! I love it when I go on holiday with you and your Mum with a little help from your camera! Keep enjoying, keep posting when you can.
May. 22nd, 2009 09:10 am (UTC)
Lovely, lovely pics. And the beauty/warmth/etc. will do you the world of good! Makes me wish I was back in Portugal!
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