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    Posted July 23, 2012 by
    Malibu, California
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    Travel photo of the day

    Vacationing In Provence


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     While vacationing in France, mikesims66 says he was driving along a roadside looking for lavender fields when he came to a beautiful hillside village. "This village was just too great to pass up. It looked like a postcard photo," he says. "We shared it with family and friends who were all stunned by the sheer beauty of this little town." His photo was selected as CNN's Travel Photo of the Day for November 15, 2012.
    - Anika3, CNN iReport producer

    While driving through the Provence District in France in May 2012 on a three week vacation we were looking for the lavender fields and happened upon this spectacular hillside village of Gourdes. Tis shot was taken from my iPhone 4s from across a valley looking back at Gourdes. The lavender fields (not yet blooming) are off to the right in the valley. A cathedral and a 5-star Hotel Bastide dominate the hillside. it is one of the most beautiful villages we came across in the south of France.
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