Rhone Wine Region, France

The village of La Roche de Glun and the nearby City of Tain L'Hermitage. Some relations live in the village and the town is famed for its wine.
IMG 0551  La Roche de Glun: Roussillon Gate, 14th century. IMG 0552  La Roche de Glun: IMG 0553  La Roche de Glun: Tower of Diane de Poitiers, 14th century. Used as the village public library now. Our relative, Sylvette, volunteers there. IMG 0554  La Roche de Glun:
IMG 0555  La Roche de Glun: Residence of painter and sculptor and student of Rodin, Gaston Dintrat. IMG 0558  La Roche de Glun: Residence of painter and sculptor and student of Rodin, Gaston Dintrat. IMG 0556  La Roche de Glun: IMG 0557  La Roche de Glun:
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IMG 0563  La Roche de Glun: IMG 0564  La Roche de Glun: Boats used for the "joutes" fun jousts. IMG 0565  La Roche de Glun: The jousts began in 1910. IMG 0567  La Roche de Glun:
IMG 0568  La Roche de Glun: Gosh, even damaged bark with moss is pretty! IMG 0570  La Roche de Glun: IMG 0571  La Roche de Glun: IMG 0572  La Roche de Glun:
IMG 0573  La Roche de Glun: IMG 0574  La Roche de Glun: IMG 0578  La Roche de Glun: Passion flower. IMG 0579  La Roche de Glun: A pretty yard.
IMG 0580  La Roche de Glun: The game of bowling (sort of like Italian bocce) is wildly popular throughout France, as this shot of a club meet shows. The iron balls are very heavy and scarcely marked. IMG 0581  La Roche de Glun: IMG 0583  La Roche de Glun: Dinner at a local restaurant's outside area, with Serge and Sylvette. IMG 0585  Tain L'Hermitage:
IMG 0586  Tain L'Hermitage: IMG 0587  Tain L'Hermitage: We'll go up the vienyard hill above the city to the Chapel of Hermitage above the city. IMG 0588  Tain L'Hermitage: IMG 0589  Tain L'Hermitage:
IMG 0590  Tain L'Hermitage: The Rhone in the foreground, the Rhone canal behind it. IMG 0591  Tain L'Hermitage: IMG 0592  Tain L'Hermitage: Footbridge over the Rhone. IMG 0593  Tain L'Hermitage:
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IMG 0598  Tain L'Hermitage: IMG 0599  Tain L'Hermitage: A vintage marker. IMG 0600  Tain L'Hermitage: The chapel. IMG 0601  Tain L'Hermitage:
IMG 0602  Tain L'Hermitage: Serge, Ruth, Dan, Sylvette, at the chapel hill. IMG 0603  Tain L'Hermitage: IMG 0604  Tain L'Hermitage: Ruth checks out views from the chapel. IMG 0606  Tain L'Hermitage:
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