Tag Archives: Aix en Provence

Aix V


Have you ever seen so much crammed into a long weekend? What’s left? Well, some small stuff like the great meal we ate at L’Alcôve on our first night and why we didn’t go to the Sextius Terme (spa), when I … Continue reading

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Aix part IIII


Paul Cezanne was born in Aix en Provence so it is no wonder that there is an artistic vibe to the culture here. In fact, the mountain Saint Victorie has been featured in many of his paintings. We took a day … Continue reading

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Aix part trois


In some of my previous posts I have mentioned my love of Violet gelato and Rose Petal Jelly. These are two specialties of France but also difficult to find. So, of course I had a mission…to find both. I lucked … Continue reading

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Aix part Deux


What is Cours Mirabeau? If you have ever been to the Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain you get the idea. If not follow me… An enormous fountain with a dizzying roundabout starts your journey. Once safely across the numerous zebra crossings … Continue reading

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Aix en Provence, France


Let me just start by saying that I’m pretty sure I drank enough champagne this past weekend to keep the French economy going for the next millennium 🙂 Enroute from Genoa I was greeted by sweeping hills of mimosa in … Continue reading

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