|October 3, 2012||Filed under France, Gordes, Provence||
According to WebMD’s fitness and calorie calculators, each of our 20 minute walks from the rental maison to nearby restaurants burned enough calories to compensate for not much more than half a glass of vin rouge or a tablespoon of foie gras. Et alors? We didn’t care. We were on holiday!
My friends and I returned recently from a dream-like week in the heart of Provence, France, near the spectacular village of Gordes, indulging in the gastronomic abundance of the region. We almost convinced ourselves that the French paradox would apply to us since we tried so hard to dine like locals. Alas, we ate but we didn’t stay so mince. (more…)