Donna Clement is a Canadian textile artist who shows and sells on her web site and at various exhibits throughout the year. She travels throughout the world and loves to share her photos of inspiration seen abroad, with special focus on UNESCO World Heritage Sites. She is an exhibiting member of ARTICULATION Textile Group and CONTEXTURAL Fibre Arts Cooperative.
baskets fabrics lavender products (unfortunately we missed the blooming by weeks)
After the arid cities and villages elsewhere in Provence, the presence of water at every turn is a welcome change. In Isle-sur-la-Sorgue — called the "Venice of Provence" — the Sorgue River's extraordinarily clear and shallow flow divides like cells, producing water, water everywhere.
And they are famous for their twice a week markets. We visited on a Sunday and the entire town was taken over with booths selling anything from local produce and crafts to antiques.
It really is worth visiting one along your way for a glimpse into the everyday life.
And the one memory that sticks in my head about travelling in France over all the years that I have returned, is the POPPIES! Haven't seen the lavender fields in bloom yet, but the poppies brightening up every field makes up for it.