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Food

July 28, 2010 |
Calissons d’Aix: The Delicate Taste of Provence

I enjoy nothing more than bringing home with me food items from France that evoke the memory and taste of travel. When I first laid eyes on a box of Calissons d’Aix in a shop window in Avignon, I was smitten. Calissons d’Aix are a regional specialty of the provençal town of Aix en Provence. [...]

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Travel

July 10, 2010 |
Aix en Provence: The Way to Cours Mirabeau

Negotiating our way out of Marseille is a breeze. Back en route on the toll-free A51, we are heading to Aix-en-Provence. Without air conditioning in the car, we are roasting in the hot provençal sun, particularly Mr G who got sunburnt during our afternoon on the beach in Nice. The trip to Aix does not [...]

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