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Hiking Montagne Sainte-Victoire in Provence, France: Sainte-Victoire Mountain near Aix-en-Provence
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Hiking Montagne Sainte-Victoire in Provence, France

Montagne Sainte-Victoire is where Cézanne received inspiration for many of his landscapes and where Picasso is thought to have reached peak creativity. Though my artistic expression while hiking in Provence didn’t quite reach the level of these impressionist masters, it was an amazing journey across the mountain…

July 3, 2016
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Fountain spotting in Aix-en-Provence

Once I learned Aix-en-Provence, France was nicknamed the city of a thousand fountains, I started keeping an eye out and it seemed like fountains were popping up everywhere we walked! Though there aren’t quite a thousand fountains in Aix-en-Provence, there are quite a few, so it…

May 13, 2016
Hiking Les Calanques near Cassis, France
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Hiking Les Calanques in Provence, France

Since moving to Cambridge, England this last year, we’ve missed the mountains of Southern California. We’ve been using our travel to fill our hiking void, and there seemed no better place to go than Southern France in the spring. We planned a trip to the…

May 10, 2016