So many details go towards creating the ‘French Experience’ remembered from our time in the countryside. The ringing of the church bells. The voices of the locals chatting over a ‘petit cafe’ on the terrace. The clip clop of a horse passing through the village. We all have sounds that we associate with our favorite time in France.
Then there are the images of every day life. The massive wrought iron gates hung on stone pillars. The tree-lined drive with a line of grass running down the middle.The cobbles in the courtyard. The thick wooden entrance doors complete with hand made locks and bolts.
All bearing the marks of time. The stories they could tell. We can only imagine.
You can never travel far without composing a photograph in your head or on your smartphone.
“It is hard not to collect photos of them, to remember and treasure. If I take a walk in France, I’m always sorry not to have a camera at the ready.”
(abstract 34D9ZRXCYRUSYVNPXQZTZEB3KRGASO 3S96KQ6I9M4TXM1AW20NO3AE2YJTDU A1CXMRUOEV2JOP)(authorquote 3R6RZGK0XFC9M52W7RIEDNDHMMLYVZ 3WAKVUDHUWGSGQFP5UNBT7MKZ167UP A36H3PO6JZD414)(keypoints 3BPP3MA3TCK8KV9BTM4EJBNZDCFELI 3E47SOBEYQWTJGFL2U68QQQN6K8CIJ A2QLFJZ0ZSPWPA)
Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.
Paris and cinema: Why the French capital is the city of the silver screen
As London falls, prime Paris pulls buyers across the Channel
Pedal power: Paris unveils new 25km/h electric Velib’ bikes
Jacques Garcia on His (Re-)Renovation of Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s
The best Airbnb venues in Paris
France sees big drop in unemployment rate in boost for Macron
French Catalans offer to host ‘government in exile’ as tensions rise in Spain
Why Paris won’t be getting its fleet of ‘flying’ water taxis after all
Your account will be closed and all data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. Are you sure?