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    Hiking in Provence, France: Sainte-Victoire Mountain

    Sainte-Victoire mountain 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…

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

    Once I learned Aix-en-Provence 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, there…

    May 13, 2016
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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…

    May 10, 2016
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    Cassis by the Sea

    Cassis (pronounced “Ca – see”) is a small port town on the western edge of Côte d’Azur, about an hour drive or train ride from Marseille. If you’re trying to decide where to rank…

    May 2, 2016