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Oct 9, 2006 - Your very own chateaux?

Welcome back - I've been able to add photos to my first two entries so you'll have a better look at the places I visited. This entry will add photos of the area around L'Isle en Dodon, but first a few words - Imagine you're living in a part of France just a few hours from the Pyrenees and the border with Spain and Andorra. A morning's drive will take you to either the Med or the Atlantic coasts while you can reach Paris or the Riviera in 4 or 5 hours by express train. Small towns dot the countryside with weekly markets selling hundreds of...

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Sep 13, 2006 - Southern France (Provence)

Taking advantage of beautiful, sunny weather we set out September 12th for exploration of southern France. We flew into Toulouse, France where our Dutch daughter, Hester and husband Frodo had just relocated from Holland. Frodo is a patent lawyer and found a new position with a firm in Tolouse. We had such a nice visit with them and enjoyed sharing in their joy of purchasing a lovely new home. After spending two days exploring Toulouse with Hester, we headed out to gorgeous Provence, France. Such simple beauty. The hill towns once ignored...

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