It’s January 25, and we’re deep in winter. I don’t need any more photos to remind me of our seasonal deal, snow and ice. Saw the movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty a couple of days ago. And Oh, how I need to unleash the Walter Mitty in me now, and let my mind zoom off to distant lands, warm, temperate, and colourful.
So here I am, travelling back to the summer of 2010, taking a road trip in Provence, France. A cure for cabin fever: I breath in the warm air, feast my eyes on colours and relive a most memorable family vacation.
We took a day trip from Avignon to Vaison la Romaine and Chateauneuf du Pape, passing through vineyards, stopping by markets.
A vineyard beside a 12th Century chapel in Vaison la Romaine:
A street market. The colours … what a contrast to our wintry white and grey:
Or here, the yellow rose. Imagine opening your front door and be greeted by a cheerful, yellow rose:
And the fan here. Just looking at it can cure cabin fever. Let your inner Walter Mitty take you for a ride:
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