Awaken to Tourettes sur Loup, France.

Bonjour my friends,

I remember an old lady in a film who dreamt of wading in a swimming pool of spaghetti. She didn’t have a real reason for her longed for indulgence. No rhyme  nor reason. She was just convinced that swimming around in sublime squelchyness would make her feel wonderful. It’s funny what we all wish for and it’s the unexpected which sometimes make us the happiest. Places can do that sometimes and  the little village of Tourettes sur Loup nestled in Provence, proved that this is true.

The first glimpse of Tourettes sur Loup in south eastern France is…well, interesting..

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Then in the rocky chaos of life  there appears a single pop of colour and expectation…

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and the medieval cobblestones of Tourette sur Loup’s intimate alleyways slowly presents itself in all its glory…

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with quiet ecstatic moments  browsing between the fabulous galleries of paintings, ceramics, pottery and jewellery of Tourette’s well known artisans.

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and later, buy the most fragrant ice cream you’ve ever tasted from a guy with the biggest smile in the world…

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to finally lunch in one of Tourette’s cosy restaurants and find yourself perhaps swimming in pasta…

Provincial style.

Tourettes sur Loup..deceptively good.

AuRevoir, best wishes, Therese

copyright@2013 Therese Waddell

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4 Responses to “Awaken to Tourettes sur Loup, France.”

  1. Tourrettes s/Loup is my favorite place in all of France. I’ve been there many times.

    • Yes, Alice. It’s a beautiful little village- especially when covered in purple! Thanks for dropping by and hope you can get to Tourettes again (like me!) Best wishes, Therese

  2. carolinebotwin Says:

    Now I want to go there too!

  3. Caroline- you’re as bad as me! We’re always intrigued by the little stuff! Thanks so much, Therese

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