June 2014

There are 2 blog entries for June 2014.

Summertime in Provence is the perfect time of year to visit the infamous Provence lavender fields! Lavender primarily blooms late June through August.  Sunflowers start blooming late July and can be found growing in the same fields with lavender until the end of August.

Provence Lavender originally came from the Old World and Canary Island and spread across the South of France and throughout Southern Europe. Today, people travel from all over the world to take photos of the bursting lavender fields. Some of the most picturesque places to spot these rolling purple pastures are in the heart of Provence in the Luberon Valley.

Best places in Provence to Find Lavender

A few of the best places to spot these gorgeous fields of are the the Pays de Sault

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world-cup-2014The FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) World Cup is the world’s largest single sporting event and has been held every four years since 1930. Each FIFA World Cup takes place in a different country every four years.

The football (or soccer for the Americans) preliminaries are held throughout the three years leading up to each world cup to determine which countries will qualify to participate in the competition. There are an average of 200 entries and only 31 teams are chosen to compete in the FIFA World Cup.

According to www.fifa.com, “The FIFA World Cup is the world's most widely viewed sporting event; an estimated 715.1 million people watched the final match of the 2006 FIFA World Cup held in Germany and the 2010 event in South

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