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French market stall

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A few images of the French countryside Starting with a field of sunflowers which are harvested to produce a light cooking oil Much favoured by those concerned with their diet.

Sunflowers


french sun flowers

A French lavender field


france harvest time

A field of lavender growing in France.Lavender flowers yield abundant nectar which yields a high quality honey for beekeepers.

The fragrant, pale purple flowers and flower buds are used in pot-pourri.

Dried and sealed in pouches, they are placed among stored items of clothing to give a fresh fragrance and as a deterrent to moths.

The plant is also grown commercially for extraction of lavender oil from the flowers.

This oil is used as an antiseptic and for aromatherapy.

Harvest time in Francce

French  lavender picture


French artichokes in a field in Brittany


artichoke picture

Citroen 2cv


Citroen 2cv france picture

An old Citroen 2 CV they are becoming rare even in France.The 2CV was made between 1948 till 1990 and became something of an icon

Yachts in the harbour at Binic in Brittany

 Binic

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