Monday, 28 May 2012

The 'Chelsea' of Provence

Journées des Plantes at the beautiful Jardins d'Albertas near Aix en Provence. For the past three days these lovely gardens have been the venue for the annual 'Chelsea Flower Show' of the south.  Hundreds of visitors, plantsmen and of course a stunning variety of flowers and shrubs.

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Once upon a time when the Romans were here....

The lovely old Pont Julien is one of the Luberon's hidden gems.  This old Roman bridge warming its stones in the provencal sun lies just beside the D900, the main Luberon valley road which follows the route of the Roman road, the Via Domitia.