Provence II : Arles, Cassis, Marseille

Starry, starry night. Paint your palette blue and grey, Look out on a summer’s day, With eyes that know the darkness in my soul…But I could have told you, Vincent, this world was never meant for one as beautiful as you…” (from Don McLean’s hit song about Vincent van Gogh) If you are lucky enough to visit…… Continue reading Provence II : Arles, Cassis, Marseille

Provence II : Arles, Avignon, Marseille

Starry, starry night. Paint your palette blue and grey, Look out on a summer’s day, With eyes that know the darkness in my soul…But I could have told you, Vincent, this world was never meant for one as beautiful as you…” (from Don McLean’s hit song about Vincent van Gogh) If you are lucky enough to visit…… Continue reading Provence II : Arles, Avignon, Marseille

Lyon & the Alps

Lyon is where I would go to get away from Paris and still feel I am in a big city! Lyon is best known for its Gastronomy, the birth place of French Nouvelle Cuisine, and silk, the oldest silk factories dating back to 400 years. Yet, Lyon is a modern, hip, safe,  and simply beautiful city…… Continue reading Lyon & the Alps