Lavender fields of Provence

IMG_3762 IMG_3795 IMG_3804 IMG_3813 IMG_3930 IMG_3939 IMG_3951 IMG_3961 IMG_3963 IMG_3967We thought we had missed the lavender season in Provence and were slightly disappointed to see cropped fields of what once used to be lavender, until we found these fields close to Sault and Gordes. Seeing these gorgeous purple fields makes us do dangerous things, like pulling up recklessly by the side of the road, narrowly missing ditches and shoving our noses in the lavender bushes despite bees buzzing precariously close to our faces. Oh the joy of traveling and discovering new things. It brings out the kid in us.

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4 thoughts on “Lavender fields of Provence

  1. An absolute must and so glad you found some during your trip. One of my favorite things about the region. We did the same looking for sunflower fields. We also found just one and got so excited!

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