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 : I'm in heaven
I'm in heaven
 : Here's what I came for
Here's what I came for
 : A forgotten statue in wild poppies
A forgotten statue in wild poppies
 : Purple Haze
Purple Haze
 : Entering the village of Sault
Entering the village of Sault
 : Roses in the center of town
Roses in the center of town
 : My hotel-my home for the next 10 days
My hotel-my home for the next 10 days
 : A pot on the window sill
A pot on the window sill
 : The antique shop in town
The antique shop in town
 : Our favorite spot for crepes
Our favorite spot for crepes
 : French Lace and flowers-couldn't resist
French Lace and flowers-couldn't resist
 : Looks like a hollywood movie
Looks like a hollywood movie
 : Overlooking the fields below the village
Overlooking the fields below the village
 : walking around town
walking around town
 : just a simple alley
just a simple alley
 : A simple spot
A simple spot
 : The bar at my hotel, also the check-in desk
. I loved the photos's of black and white movies.
The bar at my hotel, also the check-in desk
. I loved the photos's of black and white movies.
 : I loved all the shutters, they actually closed them at night.
I loved all the shutters, they actually closed them at night.
 : The bakery in town.  They also sold gelato- I got in a lot of trouble here.
The bakery in town. They also sold gelato- I got in a lot of trouble here.
 : another view of my hotel
another view of my hotel
 : Laundry day
Laundry day
 : Ahhhh more fields
Ahhhh more fields
 : Wild Poppies
Wild Poppies
 : My friend Akayo
My friend Akayo
 : The farmers market has taken place in the village of Sault for over 100 years. I purchased amazing honey from my friend.
The farmers market has taken place in the village of Sault for over 100 years. I purchased amazing honey from my friend.
 : So many spices to pick from!
So many spices to pick from!
 : I had to buy some of this.
I had to buy some of this.
 : And of course I bought some of this.
And of course I bought some of this.
 : This little boy was so proud of his chick
This little boy was so proud of his chick
 : This came to the US with me
This came to the US with me
 : Buying scarves-such a hard choice.
Buying scarves-such a hard choice.
 : John Paul had amazing clothes.
John Paul had amazing clothes.
 : Experienced French shoppers
Experienced French shoppers
 : This man had the best fresh goats milk I have ever had in my life!
This man had the best fresh goats milk I have ever had in my life!
 : French Cheese- ahhhh
French Cheese- ahhhh
 : Home made syrups-yum!
Home made syrups-yum!
 : Lattes at the promenade- a perfect way to end a day at the market.  Of course I took my cup of goats milk to share
Lattes at the promenade- a perfect way to end a day at the market. Of course I took my cup of goats milk to share
 : Having lunch in the village of lavender-yes, that's really the name.
Having lunch in the village of lavender-yes, that's really the name.
 : How appropriate
How appropriate
 : The owners own brew
The owners own brew
 : My lunch- too pretty to eat
My lunch- too pretty to eat
 : Even the shutters were painted lavender
Even the shutters were painted lavender
 : The village from afar
The village from afar
 : Visiting an organic farm to learn about essential oil distillation.
Visiting an organic farm to learn about essential oil distillation.
 : more rows of purple
more rows of purple
 : Here they were filling the still with dried Thyme plants.
Here they were filling the still with dried Thyme plants.
 : Compressing the plant material.
Compressing the plant material.
 : The oil coming to the top.
The oil coming to the top.
 : The final product- see how little essential oil is floating on the top?  The rest is hydrosol or the water portion.
The final product- see how little essential oil is floating on the top? The rest is hydrosol or the water portion.
 : Opening the still
Opening the still
 : Bringing up the distilled thyme- it becomes a beautiful mulch for the next field.
Bringing up the distilled thyme- it becomes a beautiful mulch for the next field.
 : The cooling tower of mulch
The cooling tower of mulch
 : The family farmers
The family farmers
 : Their beautiful oils
Their beautiful oils
 : Tables of aromatic herbs
Tables of aromatic herbs
 : Throwing my arms in the air-a good day to be alive!
Throwing my arms in the air-a good day to be alive!
 : Good bye farm.
Good bye farm.
 : Visiting my favorite village.  75 artists live here and the government subsidizes their income. It was so old and beautiful.
Visiting my favorite village. 75 artists live here and the government subsidizes their income. It was so old and beautiful.
 : The bell tower
The bell tower
 : What a view
What a view
 : Entrance to a home
Entrance to a home
 : Here's where we ate dinner.  The two woman who prepared our meal are also artists.  They picked all the veggies fresh from the organic garden that morning.
Here's where we ate dinner. The two woman who prepared our meal are also artists. They picked all the veggies fresh from the organic garden that morning.
 : La Soupe Au Pistou-soup with fresh pesto-OMG!
La Soupe Au Pistou-soup with fresh pesto-OMG!
 : Our view during dinner
Our view during dinner
 : Wow!
Wow!
 : A home in the village- see the kitty?
A home in the village- see the kitty?
 : Of course I had to visit the pottery
Of course I had to visit the pottery
 : A simple home
A simple home
 : Now thats a mini
Now thats a mini
 : This day we visited the Abbye of roses- they grow over 500 variates of roses.  The gardens were amazing.
This day we visited the Abbye of roses- they grow over 500 variates of roses. The gardens were amazing.
 : Roses growing along the walls
Roses growing along the walls
 : Entering some of the gardens
Entering some of the gardens
 : This was a 200 year old olive tree that they transplanted here.  They placed bach flower essence's in the hole before planting and it survived!
This was a 200 year old olive tree that they transplanted here. They placed bach flower essence's in the hole before planting and it survived!
 : The chapel
The chapel
 : The garden outside the chapel
The garden outside the chapel
 : View from the ridge-part of the pilgrims way.
View from the ridge-part of the pilgrims way.
 : Farwell beautiful gardens
Farwell beautiful gardens
 : Celebrating the festival of music.  Music is played all over the country this night. The people come in to the village from the countryside to celebrate. Its quite the event.
Celebrating the festival of music. Music is played all over the country this night. The people come in to the village from the countryside to celebrate. Its quite the event.
 : The girls
The girls
 : The Penoels
The Penoels
 : The musicians in our village
The musicians in our village
 : Our driver(and such a sweetheart) Graham.
Our driver(and such a sweetheart) Graham.
 : Dr. Penoel and his wife Rose Marie.  
I got such a kick out of Dr. Penoels 
hunting vest filled with bottles of oil!
Dr. Penoel and his wife Rose Marie.
I got such a kick out of Dr. Penoels
hunting vest filled with bottles of oil!
 : Our farewell party- and cake.
Our farewell party- and cake.
 : Our host and baker.
Our host and baker.
 : One last photo with Marianne
One last photo with Marianne
 : A wonderful dinner
A wonderful dinner
 : Great friends
Great friends