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East side of Tourettes
A panorama, looking south west.
Also from the cemetery.
From the east side, at the cemetery.
East side of Tourettes, with water wheel for olive press.
On old wheel
The old mill wheel for pressing olives.
Bougainvillea on the path into Tourettes
East side of Tourettes
Foot of the plane tree outside the Café du Midi
Water trough in Place de la Libération (le lavoir)
Medusa, or similar, outside the church at Gourdon
The "house" is just round the corner, going left down the valley.
View of the Loup Valley. Pont du Loup and old viaduct pillars are bottom left.
Provencal tiles
A typical 'villages-perchés' - perched village of Provence. From below, on an old railway viaduct.
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.
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.
Pillars from the railway viaduct above the confiserie at Pont du Loup
Saturday night jazz.
Water pump, with candle.
Walking before dinner
The railway viaduct below the town.
View of Gourdon. another perched village.
As it says on the sign, stove for distilling lavander extract.

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