on Sep 17, 2010
Provence is in south of France, which is famous for lavender and its beautiful scene. It is also call Knight City in European. As it born, Provence is carefully keeps his secret until Peter Moyle's came; Provence has a unique lifestyle for a long time before gradually lifted. Provence is no longer a pure regional name; it also represents a simple and worry-free easy or lazy lifestyle. See the courthouse blossom, hope heaven leisurely clouds scud across. If travel is become an easy way to get rid of the shackles of life, Provence did it.
The area due to the unimaginable changes to highly unusual charming-volatile weather, air warming, sea breezing, and downs of the terrain, vast plains, steep ridges, lonely valleys, desolated castle, and lively city, all in this interpretation of the land express thousands of French style. Between July and August, it is lavender show time. Rich and gaudy colors decorated the green valley, slightly spicy scent mixed with the fragrance of the grass was scorched that made the south of France become the most memorable atmosphere.
The most refreshing is the atmosphere is full of lavender, thyme, oine aroma. This special smelling cannot found in other place, among them, the most unique and popular is lavender. Because of the adequate sunshine, the lavender is growing well, and because of local residents show special love for lavender, so in Provence, not only can be seen billowing over and over the charming picture, but also you can different kinds of lavender sachets at home, the same to shops.
In Provence, the lavender files have a very different landscape throughout the year. After cutting the harvest, the land just leaving only the dry and short stems, covering with snow in winter. But a little in spring, the green is come out. In lavender season-June, as the summer sunlight is getting heater and heater, the lavender flowers quickly turned into the lovely deep purple. The following work is harvest. The time is very important for lavender, so, the flower farmer has to work without day and night and distilled extract. Until September, all is done, lavender field was able to breath and absorb the essence of nature, to bloom again next summer, purple flowers and preparation.
If someone said Provence is a romantic city, probably not too much. Beside the romantic love legend that has been spread for a long time, there is Marseille, which is famous for “La Marseillaise”, the Beef Island by well-known the “Count of Monte Cristo”, recollection of the medieval old Villa, cozy little coffee shop”¦unforgettable and evocatively.
Simple and noble life of Provence, the pace slowed down here alone, forget to breathe properly grassy, taste cheese flavor, but also a rare level.
Al ancient town south of Provence (Arles), with warm and bright Mediterranean sun and the artistic style known fashion. Read the "Van Gogh Biography" of the people probably will remember the outstanding creative artist was here, lived. The streets, houses, bars, full of strong art. Roman architecture (Al are the descendants of the ancient Romans), artists, live in a modern civilized society, people here live in harmony, peaceful beautiful. This year in July, will hold a very fashionable International Photography Festival, Guiyang in stone and the small square to create a trend of today's major exhibition photographers and heroes.
Welcome to Provence and enjoy your life.