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Emily Durand, Your Private Provence tour guide

Explorations of a Guide

Saint Augustine said, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” I don’t know about you but I just can’t stop with one page. Curiosity gets the best of me, pushing me out the door to see, observe, and sometimes to just « be » in what surrounds me. When the day ends, when a tour ends, when I sit and reminisce, it’s often this very moment I feel the inspiration. Joy and happiness are often felt after…in the time we have to reflect on our experiences. And so to keep the beauty of life lingering, to remind myself of what is so unique and special about moments, places, and history, I write…

Slow Travel Provence

Is it really possible to go somewhere and let time stand still around me. They say in Provence things move at a slower pace. I remember what Peter Mayle wrote about Provence in A Good Year: There is nowhere else in the world where you can keep busy doing so little and enjoying it so much.