Le Clos des Lavandes
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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After getting use to the sound of hoot owls in the night we slept in until 8:00am this morning. We awoke to a low cloud level and cool temperatures but the promise of a sunny day lay ahead. After a pot of coffee (loved that after a month of espressos) and a light breakfast, we took a walk through the village of Noves.
Noves is is a very small village with only a few hundred inhabitants. At one time there were ramparts around the town but only a few remain along with a few ...
... a hundred years old. Check out the photos on the website of our cottage as we have no photos today. This location would be great for a family gathering, albeit a bit far to go.
After settling our things in the cottage, we headed to a nearby village for an exciting afternoon of ....laundry. Yes, since ...
... through July in the open end of the chateau while concert goers spread out on the terraced lawns in front to experience the music.
On the way home we stopped at the supermarket to pick up supplies and some food for lunch. Much of the food we were keen to buy was at the deli counter and so we waited for our turn as an old man ran the only attendant back and forth to the slicing machine as he continued to request the slices be thinner and thinner and ...
... for the Marquis de Sade, and now belongs to Pierre Cardin. So we coasted down the hill from Menerbe, and started up the other side. It was already hot enough that it felt like you were being roasted riding up the exposed hillside. We did alright. Kirsten had to stop once when her head started to melt and sit in the shade until it resolidified. Other than that, the climb was not too bad. We had lunch in Pierre's backyard overlooking the Chateau. I ...
A few minutes down the road was yet another scenic, hilltop village, this one topped off with the Marquis de Sade's castle at the top. It's a long story about what made this guy a marquis, where he came from and how he ended up here, but this was where he became famous for kidnapping peasants for his orgies and scandalous purposes. From his name came the term "sadism."