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Carrieres de Lumieres  
   

Carrieres de Lumieres

Inside a stone quarry in the mountain, we encountered this amazing show. Imagine, expansive space, towering smooth quarry walls and all is dark. Suddenly, classical music booms and projections of Renaissance type art covers the walls, floors, and even portions of the ceiling. This continues for 20-30 minutes leaving me feeling dwarfed and immersed in the world of the paintings. Such a cool experience!!! I'm sure I would know more, but certainly not have felt more, if I had read all about it before entering the quarry.
A Taste of Provençal Life

April 2nd 2017
Like Belle, I am always in search of adventure! BUT, unlike Belle, a taste of that Provençal life is exactly what I was hoping for on this trip to Provence, France. The boulangeries, patisseries, fromageries, confiseries, even bisquiteries – oo la la! Then there’s the wine - so delicious and more abundant than water. I could have been satisfied just to stay at Café de la Place in little Sain ... read more
Europe » France » Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur » Saint-Remy-de-Provence

French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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