January 17, 2010

La Couleur Rouge
























Splashes of cardinal, vermilion and crimson. Hints of ruby, cerise and scarlet.
The Languedoc-Roussillon blushes in many shades of la couleur rouge. Pin It

15 comments:

The South France Guide said...

Excellent photos - lovely colours!

Mlle Paradis said...

what a beautiful post! what's not to love about red?

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

J'aime boucoup cette couleur! It's my favorite. Beautiful photos.

achaplin said...

I'm loving this series of photo's. The way the compliment each other is absolutely stunning and breathtaking!

Paola said...

This is why I ADORE your blog!!! Your words and photos put right in France everytime!

Merci beaucoup!!!

Maggie B said...

Fab photo's, just the thing to brighten a gloomy, foggy day in Northern France.
Have a great week.
~Maggie~

Nadege said...

Can't wait for spring? Tired of grey? It won't be long before the coquelicots pop out.

HamishWM said...

Passionate colours.

Loulou said...

South of France
Merci!

Mlle Paradis
I agree. One of my favorite colors.

STK
Thanks! Glad you liked it.

achaplin
I appreciate your nice comment!

Paola
You're very, very welcome.
It is easy to discover all of these quintessential French images, that's why I always carry my camera with me. :)

Maggie
Glad this helped bring a little bit of sun to you on a rainy day.

Nadege
I truly love the fields of poppies. They are breathtaking!

Hamish
Exactly! :)

Fifi Flowers said...

FABULOUS photos... that RED POPPY is AMAZING!!!! GORGEOUS!

Cathy said...

Oh Loulou, you are torturing me. Spring radishes with sweet butter and sea salt...sigh.

maria said...

now this is why its my favorite color. vive le rouge!!!!

Loulou said...

Fifi
Thank you! I was pleased with how it turned out. The wind was blowing so it was hard to capture the flower bobbing around!

Cathy
Spring is coming...
but not soon enough! :)
I love that flavor combination too.

maria
vive le rouge. I like that!

Sarah said...

Color! I thought my favorite color was blue, but not sure anymore...
beautiful

Loulou said...

Sarah
I don't think I could make a choice between red and blue. I like to mix them together and make purple! ;)