Mellow Monday: Winter Wonderland in France

Welcome to Mellow Monday, a picture post with beautiful photos from around the web!

Sit back and relax as we present this week’s theme:

Winter Wonderland in France

 

Chateau de Pierrefonds, France

Via Pinterest

 

Château de Pierrefonds

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Mellow Monday: Falling for France

Welcome to Mellow Monday, a picture post with beautiful photos from around the web!

Sit back and relax as we present this week’s theme:

Autumn in France

 

France is such a beautiful place to be in during the autumn.

 

Fall in Lyon, France

Via Jeke’s Photos@Flickr

 

Having lived in sunny SoCal for the most part, I’ve never been able to see fall scenery like this. But the colors of the leaves are absolutely stunning!

 

Fall in Grenoble, France

Via Michele*mp@Flickr

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Provence – 40 Years Later

Nicholas Delbanco recently wrote a piece for the New York Times about revisiting Provence with his wife, 40 years after his honeymoon there.  We enjoyed it so much we had to share it with you here. . .

He began the article with “The difference, for the traveler, between a first and repeated visit is crucial. To “go back” is not “to go.” Yet old, familiar places retain a kind of magic, and all the more so when the memories are shared. For our 40th wedding anniversary year, my wife, Elena, and I returned to the place where our marriage began: the South of France. We planned to visit old haunts, the area we’d once called home.”

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