Every Leaf is a Flower…

the impression given when vines in the commune of Saint-Chinian develop autumn tints around a quintessential, pink, French farmhouse; a spectacle that’s been a regular event for some 25 centuries. Languedoc wine was first harvested by the Phoenicians in the 6th century BC and along with Provence, has some of the oldest vineyards in France.Continue reading “Every Leaf is a Flower…”

River Crossing 1

Constructed in the 14th century, the elegant Pont de Saint-Étienne d’Issensac rises to 13.35 meters and was intended for the passage of pedestrians, carts and animals, not automobiles, due to its narrowness and its steep inclines. Despite some damage, it didn’t deter the passage of German tanks during World War II.