Saint Rémy de Provence: Joan of Arc

I already told you about my meeting with Van Gogh in Saint Remy de Provence, but now I want to tell you about French churches, and Joan of Arc. Saint Remy de Provence is one of the oldest towns in France. The medieval style of construction with irregular walls are proof of this. I arrive […]

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Saint Remy-de-Provence: Van Gogh

A kilometer away from where Saint Remy de Provence ends, an unparalleled tour of the specific landscapes painted by VanGogh begins, with physical imagery that references his work. This path leads to the Monastery of Saint Paul de Mausole, a psychiatric institution (that is still operating as such today), where Van Gogh self-interned himself right […]

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The places we go back to: Journey through France

How curious are those places that you constantly travel to. Those that become silent spectators of your life. For the past twelve years I’ve been spending every summer in Provence, in a little town called Rognes. Every time the family gets together here, we are all the same people, yet we are completely different each […]

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Journey through France: Puy du Fou Park

I didn’t grow up surrounded by war; for me it was just something that belonged to the movies, and the history books. And yet when you are in Europe, you are constantly reminded that war is real. Every corner holds a plate, every town a monument honoring the fallen soldiers. I’ve seen how war permeates […]

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