A few days ago I received a comment on my vignette about the figurines, we saw in a shop window in Vence. The reader, who is also my auntie, is very knowledgeable about and experienced in all matters provençal. She reminded me that these figurines have great significance in local tradition: These are the famous […]Read more "Amendment to my "Pre-Christmas Vignette""
As we were strolling through the narrow ‘ruelles’, alleys, of old town Vence, I noticed a display in a shop window, which would’ve delighted many Ticos. One of the great pleasures of Christmas time for Costaricans are lovingly arranged crèche scenes. I’ve noticed and admired many amazing displays in front of private homes, in town […]Read more "Pre-Christmas – Vignette de Jour #2"