The Camarque

When one thinks of Provence, flat terrain and vast stretchs of salt marshes are not what is usually envisioned. The Camarque region, however, is very much a part of Provence but is often skipped by American tourists. The Carmarque is a land filled with a variety of birds, including flamingos, waterways on which to kayak […]

Lavender Fields in Provence

In the distance is Mont Ventoux, the highest mountain in Provence at 3,766 feet. As one might deduce from the name it can be very windy at its summit, especially during the Mistral, with winds reaching speeds of 200 mph. Lavender Fields and Mont Ventoux   With it being a little early in the growing […]