Endless Lavender Fields

Itinerary for today: lavender, lavender, and lavender fields! That was the reason we came to Provence in the first place – lavender fields! In the past few days, we visited many Luberon villages and there were patches for lavender fields here and there but not the ones that looked like in screen savers – endless field…

More Luberon Villages

Continuing with exploring more Luberon Villages as much as we could. We woke up, had breakfast at 7 am, and checked out by 8 am. I paid the room fees in cash to Anne Lise and thanked her for their wonderful hospitality. We rolled our luggage to the parking garage and this time the parking…

Avignon – Luberon Villages: Gordes and Roussillon

Waking up with the fresh smell of baked breads was definitely a treat while staying in the bed and breakfast. Anne-Lise and her husband prepared everything from breads to apricot cake from fresh local produce for our breakfast! We had breakfast at 7 am and then ventured out to explore the city. The Palace of the…

Pont du Gard – Nimes – Avignon

When we left Carcassonne it was sunny and blue sky and on the 2 hours drive, it got cloudier and cloudier. I was like why? Please nooooo!! I told myself still 1 more hour, weather could change! We arrived Pont du Gard – there is a huge parking lot so don’t worry about spaces. The…

Carcassonne – Back to the Middle Ages

We did a detour from our Provence, France route all the way to Carcassonne – more than 2 hours drive away from Arles. The reason was simple – I saw a picture online and at the first glance I thought it was from some movie and found it was an actual place! We left Arles…