Valensole Lavender Plateau Provence

The lavender in the garden at Le Diamant Noir, Aups, is in full bloom, so we decided it was time to go to the lavender fields. We were not to be disappointed. Our route took us up onto the lavender … Read More

“I was Lost in France—–“- Haut Var

It was a beautiful February day- clear and warm.  Having enjoyed a beautiful lunch outdoors, on the terrace of a restaurant in Lorgues, with some work colleagues, I went home. As Colin had been at home all day,  I suggested … Read More

Messing about on the River

From Le Diamant Noir holiday accommodation, Aups, Var we are only a twenty minute drive to the Lac Sainte Croix with its watersports and beaches. Hire a pedal boat or a canoe and venture up the Gorges Du Verdon. In … Read More