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Gordes

We moved west a few miles to Gordes, an old town with Roman roots on a hill overlooking the Luberon valley. We stayed at the aire to the west of Gordes (N 43.914142 E 5.197184) . Surrounded on several sides

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, Gordes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Roussillon

We drove the short distance from Rustrel to Roussillon and stayed in the Aire ( N 43.896452 E 5.295878) ….a large car park, quiet, €9 for the night. After lunch we headed into Roussillon, about 1/4 of a mile from

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Saignon

On Friday we walked up to Saignon from the campsite. Saignon is famous for its rock, see above, a landmark visible from far away. The GR 92 footpath is a well defined track leading up to Saignon from the road

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Hilltop Villages of the Luberon

We moved a few miles to camping La Rivière near St Maime, one of the hilltop villages of the Luberon mountains. It is a pleasant, informal, site with large pitches; we parked in front of a lake. There is a

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Posted in 2014 Spring, Dauphin, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, St Maime

Poppies

Colin, Penny, Max and I walked up the half mile or so to the village to visit the Boulangerie first thing. Baguette, croissant and tartelette aux poires. No danger of starvation in France. There is a footpath up to the

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, Pont-du-Fosse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Harleys

After our stay in Heidelberg we drove down through Switzerland and spent the night at La Balme de Sillingy ( N 45.971242 E 6.031601 ), an aire by a lake near Annecy. The forecast for Northern Europe wasn’t great and

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, Pont-du-Fosse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Saint Michel l'Observatoire, Sisteron

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