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Also from the cemetery.
Angular boulder in the Loup, resulting for the building of the road in the rock above.  Most other rocks in the valley are very worn and rounded.
A panorama, looking south west.
As it says on the sign, stove for distilling lavander extract.
A typical 'villages-perchés' - perched village of Provence. From below, on an old railway viaduct.
Bougainvillea on the path into Tourettes
East side of Tourettes
East side of Tourettes
East side of Tourettes, with water wheel for olive press.
Foot of the plane tree outside the Café du Midi
From the east side, at the cemetery.
Medusa, or similar, outside the church at Gourdon
On old wheel
Pillars from the railway viaduct above the confiserie at Pont du Loup
Provencal tiles
Saturday night jazz.
The "house" is just round the corner, going left down the valley.
The old mill wheel for pressing olives.
The railway viaduct below the town.
Tourrettes is a beautiful medieval village perched on a narrow spur of land extending from very rocky hills, with the gorge of a small stream deep below one high wall of buildings. This from the west.
View of Gourdon. another perched village.
View of the Loup Valley. Pont du Loup and old viaduct pillars are bottom left.
Walking before dinner
Water pump, with candle.
Water trough in Place de la Libération (le lavoir)

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