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fêtes de mères

A Mother’s Day celebration in Les Saintes Maries de la Mer, France. cialis coupon  A French tradition since 1950, May 25th, and an American tradition since 1914, May 10th. Mother’s Day originally dates back to the ancient Greeks who honored Rhea, mother of the gods, with a festival around the vernal equinox, the first days …

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Meet Eva.  She is a wild boar, sanglier, that was saved by a friend, during a hunt, chasse, bottle fed and cared for like a member of the family. Hunting wild boar dates back thousands of years to ancient Greece.  I’m a vegetarian, so my abhorrence to any kind of hunting is palpable.  During my last …

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le coeur de Gascogne

We have arrived in the Gers, the heart of Gascony, where white clouds languish in deep blue skies, velvet green fields stretch to the horizon and plane trees line the sun dappled roads.  The Gers (department 32) is isolated from main highways and train lines.  It is the most rural, least commercialized and industrialized area …

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les couleurs d'avril

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”                  Marcel Proust   A field of corn (maĭs) flourishing in Cazaubon, France in April,.  April is a month of promise and plenty.  Nature has a healing power and its beauty cannot …

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Happy New Year

Welcome to our world where design and food become a lifestyle, where linens, fresh flowers, crusty breads, and wine all play a part of the daily joy of living. To breath in the French influence daily is a life well lived, one where you appreciate the attention to the details that matter, full of rich …

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