Studying abroad is a fantasy itself…but SCAD puts the cherry on top of that daydream with their Lacoste, France location, located in the beautiful Provence region.
Walking along the dusty ancient Roman cobblestone streets, I felt as if I was walking in a fairytale: students opening charming blue shutters to their doom rooms in renovated medieval buildings, local rosé wine flows out of bottles and into glasses more often than water, cream colored streets devoid of car clutter lead you to an overlook of the valley full of vineyards, lavender fields, cherry orchards, and rows of sunflowers, people stop by on their evening walk home to join you in your walled courtyard, attracted by the laughter of friends.
It was almost as if time stood still here, frozen in perfect bloom, simplistic in its approach to a beautiful life. Art, History, Nature, Food, Wine, Friends…. what more do you need? I stood here, I smelled the damp air in the rising sun and looked out over the colors of a Renoir painting and felt the inspiration of so many past.
When you come to Lacoste, you come to the French home of SCAD and the heart of many…
Being shown the way by Violande, who works for SCAD at The Blue Gallery… Continue reading “Lacoste, France”