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I'm in Avignon, in a lovely old hotel inside the walled town. I had an interesting experience on the TGV coming over from Nice today. Stupidly, I managed to sit at the correct seat number, but in the wrong carriage. Well, I was booted out of my seat part-way along the journey. You aren't supposed to make the same mistake twice; but I think I've done this before! Cathie, ...
... it was the weekend and very soon after New Year's Day.
I missed out on seeing the Gardens and the Castle as I arrived late and they'd already done it.
From here we also did a half-day trip to Arles - see next entry.
There are other smaller villages around to do day trips to/from, such as Avignon.
Marseilles and Montpelier are also 2-3 hours away by train.
... next hundred years, or so. Now, it's a tourist destination, where a lot of Provencal locals head for a weekend at one of two fine hotels found there. We stayed at the L'Oustau de Baunmaniere, where we slept quite soundly after a superb, elegant dining experience. Before leaving Les Baux en Provence, we experienced the laser digital display at Carriers de Lumieres. It is awesome! The inside of an old quarry has been converted to a laser light show ...
... Popes holed up for 70 years or so in the 1300s while they duked it out with whoever was running the parts of Europe the Popes weren't in charge of.
I got some good pictures of the bridge from on top of a huge rock outcropping next to the Palais. But I don't know what all the fuss is about it. It's broken! See for yourself.
It doesn't ...