“A” is for Alpage

“A” is for Alpage

A is for Alpage and Annecy and animal parade. The Alpage in the Rhone-Alps region of France features all 3.

The ‘Retour de l’ Alpage’ is an annual event that celebrates the return of the animals descending from the Alpine mountains to the villages during Autumn.

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the event, which officially started in 1973!

The animals have spent the summer months enjoying the mountain air and the green pastures in the region. They eat the wild flowers and herbs that add specific flavor to the

Festival Mondial des Cultures du Monde de Chambéry Featuring the Ballet de Savoie!

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Ballet de Savoie performers with Carey Taylor - Le Prince

When I lived in NYC I often went to the theatre. I loved seeing Broadway musicals, off-Broadway plays, the ballet and the opera. I really took advantage of all the culture and diversity NYC had to offer.

So when I heard about the  Festival Mondial des Cultures du Monde de Chambéry, which translates to the World Festival of World Cultures in ChambéryI had to find out more.

For the past 50 years, dance troupes from over 200 countries have come to the Rhone-Alps region of France to perform traditional dances with live music accompaniment.

Vivre à Annecy Magazine – An American in Annecy

Vivre à Annecy Magazine – An American in Annecy
An American in Annecy Vivre à Annecy Carey Taylor - Le Prince

How did I get here?  An American in Annecy, France.  Really happy to be featured in Vivre à Annecy magazine!

Vivre à Annecy Magazine featuring Carey Taylor - Le Prince

Vivre à Annecy Magazine featuring Carey Taylor – Le Prince

If you didn’t pick up the edition,  you can read the article here!  PDF Link: carey-taylor- Vivre à Annecy

Vivrè a Annecy is part of Le Dauphinè.

An American in Annecy Vivre à Annecy Carey Taylor - Le Prince

An American in Annecy Vivre à Annecy Carey Taylor – Le Prince

Sophie Extier, Journalist and Laurent Cousin, Photographer

Say Cheese! La Fete des Fromages de Savoie

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Fete des fromages - Savoie Cheese

Where can you find an abundance of Abundance?  In the French Alps of course!

Along with Tomme de Savoie, Tome des Bauges, Reblochon, Chevrotin, Beaufort, Raclette and Emmental de Savoie, Abundance is one of the cheeses that is made in the Rhone Alps region of France.

Emmental cheese wheel from the French Alps

Emmental cheese wheel from the French Alps

And while you may not think July is a month for eating cheese, think again.

New ‘Carey out of the City’ on 8 Mont Blanc!

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'Carey out of the City' on 8 Mont Blanc

Where is Savoie and Haute Savoie?  In the French Alps of course!

How do you get here?  Where is it exactly?  Why would you want to come?  All of these questions are answered and more.

'Carey out of the City' on 8Mont Blanc

‘Carey out of the City’ on 8Mont Blanc

Discover the Rhone Alps region of France from a New Yorker in the French Alps!

If you didn’t catch the broadcast the first time around, be sure to see it on TV8 Mont Blanc’s Facebook page or mine!

'Carey out of the City' on 8 Mont Blanc

‘Carey out of the City’ on 8 Mont Blanc

“I invite YOU to join me ‘Out of the City and in the French Alps!’

Contact me to join my next adventure!

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