Apt, Provence

For most who visit the villages of Provence, Apt is just a place to pass through. A town in the Luberon Valley that seems industrial at first glance. It wasn’t until I did a tour into the old city that I really saw it’s charm, and understood why it’s known as one of the most Provençal towns.

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keep knocking on doors… the story behind The Alchemist

The Alchemist has been one of the most influential books in my life. I read it the first time years ago when I was traveling alone in Thailand. I’ll never forget sitting on the patio of my tiny beach hut, looking out at the ocean, reading The Alchemist for the first time. When I recommended it to an Australian friend who was on her own world tour, years later, her download onto her kindle came with an inspiring introduction by Paulo Coelho himself.

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