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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Bonnieux
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 ...
... oil and gently sauté the onion, celery and garlic until soft. Add the rice and stir to coat in the oil. Add the salt, chicken stock or water and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a gentle simmer, cover and cook for 45 minutes then turn off the heat and leave to steam for 10 minutes. Toss the almonds and parsley through just before serving.
Fricassee of chicken & figs
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon sweet smoked ...
Been to Avignon several times, but this was my first time inside the palace. It's mostly bare inside, but still worth the time.
The palace dates from the "Great Schism" (uh, the second one) of 1378-1417 when 2 clowns with funny hats simultaneously claimed to be the pope of the Catholic Church. The whole ...
... those walls are pretty cool, encircling the entire old town. We are just a block off the main drag – the Rue de Republique, which leads directly to the giant Place de l'Horloge and the Palais des Papes.
Having a place to unpack and call home is welcome. And Avignon is smack dab in the middle of all the places I have envisioned as our side trips. We relax and settle in a bit ...