On the Road: Summer 2013 – The South of France

22 Aug

As quickly as summer arrived it is almost behind us now. We just returned from the final leg of our summer 2013 tour – this time in the south of France, and now we’re ready to put the finishing touches on the baby’s room and settle in for her arrival. In the meantime, here are some photos from our time with some good friends in a town close to Saint Remy de Provence and another set of friends in Belgentier.

(click on the photos to enlarge)

Saint Remy de Provence

{Our friend’s family’s house in Saint Remy}

Saint Remy de Provence

{A look at the house from the drive up}

Saint Remy de Provence

{Here’s where we spent all of our time going from the pool to the loungers and back again}

Saint Remy de Provence

{One day we ventured out to go see a photo exhibit in a nearby town. Me looking 100% preggers}

Saint Remy de Provence

{Lavender and myriad of other flowers and olive trees are scattered about the property}

Saint Remy de Provence

{The boys playing Pétanque before dinner}

Saint Remy de Provence

{My husband attempting to score}

Saint Remy de Provence

{Nice form…}

Saint Remy de Provence

{Where we had our long lunches and dinners}

Saint Remy de Provence

{Baptiste attempting to cook some saucisse}

Saint Remy de Provence

{We cooked a complete dinner on that tiny bbq}

Saint Remy de Provence

{Nothing beats having dinner in a setting like this}

Saint Remy de Provence

{I love the color combination of these flowers}

Saint Remy de Provence

{Sunset}

Belgentier

{Our friend’s house in Belgentier, which is a short ride from the Côte d’Azur}

Belgentier

{The view from the pool. It’s amazing how if you go just an hour away from Provence it becomes super arid. I felt like we could have been in Arizona}

Belgentier

{The girls deciding which models are the prettiest}

Belgentier

{Even the little ones took advantage of some poolside magazine reading. P.S. they’re 4, 7 and 5 years old}

Hope your summer was as enjoyable as ours was!

Last stop: Vichy

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One Response to “On the Road: Summer 2013 – The South of France”

  1. Dindy Yokel August 22, 2013 at 6:21 pm #

    Darling Courtney – you look wonderful and am glad you are having such a lovely restful summer. So enjoying your posts. Be well and happy. Love Dindy

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