Mature Flâneur

Forty Shades of Ochre (in Roussillon, Provence)

Painting the town red, literally

Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters
Published in
8 min readApr 28, 2024

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Why is Roussillon in the red? All photos by Tim Ward, except as noted.

The towns of the Luberon Massif in Provence are the prettiest little places you can possibly imagine: grey and tan stone houses perched on a hilltop, clustered around a medieval château or cathedral, with vineyards and orchards in the green valley below.

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Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters

Author, communications expert and publisher of Changemakers Books, Tim is now a full time Mature Flaneur, wandering Europe with Teresa, his beloved wife.