Archive for May, 2012

May the pretty month! “le joli mois de Mai” as we call it in French… With several bank holidays everyone was longing to go to the beach and celebrate a shy arrival of the Summer season on the Mediterranean Coast. We decided to head towards the Var Area to the small village of Cavalière. A ravishing Nature was expecting us, blooming and diffusing wonderful scents! Our first walk led us along the beach up to a spectacular orchard. Surrounded by olive trees and impressive eucalyptus, the tangerine trees were lined up, crawling with bright orange fruits. The vision of such a bright colour palette enchanted us!

While walking barefoot on the sandy beach we notice a patch of land where a large number of strange little creatures stranded. Intrigued, we took a closer View full article »

From Thursday 17th to Monday 28th May 2012, the central square of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, “Place Malherbe”, is about to change of look and to transform in a vast olive tree field in the middle of town!

A major exhibition called “The Olive Tree, Culture, Symbol & Way of Life in Medium Provence” introduces the work of local Producers, explains the benefits and transformations of an amazing fruit that became iconic in the Provençal Culture.  Take a look at the first pictures from the installation in process made by Volontaries (see pictures)

Many unique and accessible workshops will give the
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