Eau de toilette ou eau de parfum, les meilleures ennemies du monde.

Eau de toilette ou eau de parfum, les meilleures ennemies du monde.

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SANTA ROSA - TOULOSE

SANTA ROSA - TOULOSE

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Vétiver – Scent of a man

Vétiver – Scent of a man

‘Java. I was so excited about everything I was about to see: the temples of Borobudur, Yogyakarta and its volcanoes, the aquatic rhinoceroses of the Ujun Kulon natural park. But where to begin? I had heard in passing that I should “go toward Garut, the landscapes are amazing there”. I followed this piece of advice and was glad I did. This time around, I lived with a local named Komang, a woman with an iron fist and a tender heart. One morning she took out an old Dutch bicycle for me to use. It had chipped paint and had once belonged to an Australian photographer and novelist, who’d come to the island on a quest for deeper meaning. I wouldn’t be riding with just anyone. I took a winding...
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BALI – ISLAND OF FLOWERS

BALI – ISLAND OF FLOWERS

Bali, Island of Flowers. What promise, of an almost unreal mystique! It could be the title of an old Stevenson novel. Here, ‘flower power’ is everywhere, and a day without their presence just wouldn’t be normal. I woke up early to go to the market in Ubud. The light was soft, and settled slowly on the trees and the rocks to reveal their sleeping tints. My nose quivers like a magic wand and I returned a smile to those who were opening their arms to me. Balinese women are so beautiful in the morning. It’s as though they are seated on a dress made of colorful blossoms. They are surrounded by a multitude of baskets full of bright flowers with heady fragrances. A breeze of freshness. These...
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