Saturday, July 07, 2012

Greeting From France, Dear Readers

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First night at a Provençal Bed and Breakfast

and in Monte Carlo
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Dear Readers.
No, I am not in Carroll Gardens any more.
While everyone was celebrating the 4th of July in Brooklyn, I escaped the festivities and heat to hop on a plane headed to France. As many of you know, I spend a few weeks here ever summer at an old farmhouse that has been in my family for the last 40 years.
Though the house is in the Auvergne, a beautiful volcanic region in the center of the country, I am beginning my vacation with a few days in Provence. I am currently in Monte Carlo, where the sun is shining and the Mediterranean is glistening. The place is every bit as ritzy as one can imagine and way too swanky for my taste, but is it wonderful being here.
I hope you will drop by often, as I will post on my travels and adventure often.  But I will occasionally post about Brooklyn as well. So if you have a tip or a photo about Carroll Gardens, I would be more than thankful if you send it my way. Because Brooklyn is never very far from my mind.




10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Beautiful shots. Thanks for the brief escape from our crazy city!

Anonymous said...

From dirty street pigeon pictures to pictures of fancy Monte Carlo might be a little bit cruel...
We'll keep the pigeon company in your absence, no worries. ;)

Anonymous said...

lucky you are to be far from those new tragic event that happened again in our community.

Katia said...

I love the comment about the pigeons. Saw some on the beach today and thought how clever of these birds to spend their lives in Monaco rather than in New York.

Anonymous said...

Realized you were traveling when you left us with the pigeon story. Looking forward to your posts. Enjoy your trip and come back safely!

Anonymous said...

Let me guess. The farm is nearby Fuveau.

Katia said...

That would be a great place for a farm, but ours is much further North.

Anonymous said...

Sainte Victoire on the first picture misleaded me :)

debdeb said...

details please! What is the name of that B & B -- it looks lovely. I want to go to there.

Katia said...

Hi Deb,
The name of the B and B is Le Moulin De Sonaille.
It is just outside Aix en Provence and only about 20 minutes from the Marseille airport.