Travel Blogs from Arles, France

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Starry, Starry Night, Arles, France travel blog

Starry, Starry Night

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... a summer’s day,     With eyes that know the darkness in my soul. Arrived in picturesque provencal France - immortalized by the many artist’s who have lived here over the years capturing the soft light, countryside and charming ...

Rome...?, Arles, France travel blog

Rome...?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... ; and that it would bring them instant infrastructure, roads, money, etc.  But enough of all this Roman talk - we’re in France after all!  Italy will come when we set sail tomorrow night.  For now we’re dining on our last few ...

Bulls, Bulls, Bulls...., Arles, France travel blog

Bulls, Bulls, Bulls....

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... and evening.  My waistline and pocketbook are feeling it.  At times he has joined us and we have been able to hear more about France and get to know him and other times he has left the four of us on our own (the tour group is very small) to get ...

Arles, Arles, France travel blog

Arles

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Wow talk about a culture shock. After spending two months in the UK and Ireland, the south of France is a whole other world. After sleeping (for about an hour) in the corner of an airport (we had to be there for 4:30am so we just hung out), flying to ...

More Roman French style, Avignon, Arles, France travel blog

More Roman French style

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... three quarter across bridge. Why? Well, the last quarter had been washed away in a flood and never replaces. As we were in France, we hit a hypermarket, bought loads of wine and cheese, and as it was cold, brass monkey material actually, so we decided to ...

Jack's blog  Sept 18,20, Arles, France travel blog

Jack's blog Sept 18,20

A travel blog entry by erblair

9/18  Jack  I stayed at a hostel.  The hostel was Balmers Herberge.  I got to see the owner.  The hostel has a hammock room.  The hostel was nice.  9/20 Jack  Yesterday was an exciting day. We went to LeBaux and I ...

Coco Chanel was some woman, St Remy de Provence, France travel blog

Coco Chanel was some woman

A travel blog entry by kyria

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Weds March 11th Today was market day in St Remy de Provence and you could almost describe the town centre as busy. The market takes over many of the streets but significantly two major car parks. Not to be daunted by this (or possibly walking further) ...

on the way to France, Arles, France travel blog

on the way to France

A travel blog entry by erblair

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... on the train we are. I am now blogging with my phone since we have found wifi spotty so far. Tonight we will be Arles France and spend 3 days sight seeing. This morning we were checking with jack about his cloths and he informed us that he was still ...

Sometimes you can't believe it!, Arles, France travel blog

Sometimes you can't believe it!

A travel blog entry by linarogers

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... 8th Arles  What a lovely place this is. After a great breakfast at Michel's we drove down the highway to Arles. This is an ancient Roman settlement and we visited the amphitheatre/mini forum which they have bullfights at and are gradually ...

Open market experience, Arles, France travel blog

Open market experience

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 Arles Open Market Today our first stop was in Arles, France.  You may know the name from the painter Van Gogh he was admitted to an insane asylum in Arles and painted many of his most famous   paintings while he lived ...

End of the Spanish run, Arles, France travel blog

End of the Spanish run

A travel blog entry by piholland

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Its only three nights since we left the camp site in Stiges but it already feels like weeks ago, were now back in France making our way towards Italy and into the unknown.  Even though our trip hasn't been laid out in stone we always had the rough ...

Fencing, Calligraphy, Arles, and Van Gogh, Arles, France travel blog

Fencing, Calligraphy, Arles, and Van Gogh

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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Saturday, June 26, Arles, France Back to Arles we went for fencing, yes the sport that uses swords, and calligraphy lessons. We were divided into two groups and rotated between the two lessons.  Sam and I started out with fencing.  We ...

Arles and Camarge (Day 236), Camargue, France travel blog

Arles and Camarge (Day 236)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... , too). There were so many bugs because of all the stagnant water, they were using to grow rice paddy fields! Who knew, in France. The skies were a wide, electric blue, and it was sunny and warm - we couldn`t have asked for nicer weather. After we had ...

Le Baux, Pont du Gard France, Arles, France travel blog

Le Baux, Pont du Gard France

A travel blog entry by erblair

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9/20-21/2011  Rich Today we rented a car because we have a lot to see and it would be more difficult by train and bus. Our car is a tiny Renault Twingo with a stick.  I have not driven a stick in years and we have to get assistance to find ...

When the skies are grey, just eat your day away, Arles, France travel blog

When the skies are grey, just eat your day away

A travel blog entry by dodgy

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What do you do when you are 10 000 miles from home and the sky is grey with rain-shower clouds? Well it is France. When it is cold and wet, you get hungry. The French do food like no one else. The answer is simple then …. you eat. If it’s not ...

The long, long day, Arles, France travel blog

The long, long day

A travel blog entry by centraltimer

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... a concert day. Couldn't we just walk around Aix some more? There is so much more to see. As it turns out, the day in Arles was one of the best ever. No tour guide, just wandering around doing whatever we wanted. Four of us stopped for coffee and tea and ...

Meze - Arles, Arles, France travel blog

Meze - Arles

A travel blog entry by kimandmads

... let the mission begin....was not really a good time either as most places where having a seista.  Parked up just out of Arles at a mechanic and waiting them for them to reopen.  They didnt speak any English so with a little help from the phrase ...

Arles, Arles, France travel blog

Arles

A travel blog entry by kateb75

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... here?? I made my way back to Arles and met up with Hartley and we ended up strolling aimlessly through the streets of Arles. I love the buildings here with there colorful doors and window shutters. The lanes are so narrow as well. I saw a grandmother ...

Commuting to the Camargue, Saliers par Arles, France travel blog

Commuting to the Camargue

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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We drove out of the Cevennes and headed towards the Camargue where we had planned on spending a few days. The drive was very scenic and we enjoyed the viewpoints along the way. We stopped for a quick lunch when we spotted a picnic table and then ...

Arles France, Arles, France travel blog

Arles France

A travel blog entry by erblair

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... a ribbon is tied between the horns and a guy tries to remove it.  We look forward to our 3 nights in the south of France. 9/19/2011  We have had a great breakfast in the hotel.  Croissants are starting haunt my dreams and my bowels. ...

More van Gogh, Roman Ruins and Bull Races, Arles, France travel blog

More van Gogh, Roman Ruins and Bull Races

A travel blog entry by greg.wedman

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... hot (the humidity was very high) but we made the most of this visit. Before we were ready to call it a day, we stopped in at Arles, where van Gogh moved to in 1888 and lopped off part of his ear. There wasn't much time, but we wanted to try to visit the ...

Arles and Avignon, Arles and Avignon, France travel blog

Arles and Avignon

A travel blog entry by cestlavie

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... looked like it should have been refrigerated and not sitting out in direct sun. But apparently that's not a concern in France, because people were buying whole chickens off the rotisserie, sausages dangling from the stand umbrellas, fish from a ...

Day 12 - Arles, Arles, France travel blog

Day 12 - Arles

A travel blog entry by ruth-bill

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... while he was alive. Can that be? No wonder he was so depressed.  The unhappy ear-cutting incident occurred in Arles. Many artists are attracted to Provence by the particular lighting. For some reason the sunlight, perhaps due to the angle and ...

Ooo la la, c'est magnifique, Arles, France travel blog

Ooo la la, c'est magnifique

A travel blog entry by minhee

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... At Jeanine's suggestion, our next stop was Arles in Provence, which is where I am now. An old Roman town, Arles feels lik a cross between France, what I imagine Italy to be like, and California, with its laid back sunnines. Today we will visit some of ...

Ancient roman city, Arles, France travel blog

Ancient roman city

A travel blog entry by kristinj

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... the musuems had a 50 peice gift from Picasso with some great paintings and some others.    I (Jake) went to Ales,not Arles, for the day to see La Bambouserie.  This is a world renown bamboo nursery with 100+ year old bamboo groves.  ...

In Van Gogh's footsteps, Arles, France travel blog

In Van Gogh's footsteps

A travel blog entry by kateb75

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... as well. We caught the train just in time as we had to make a mad dash through the station to make it! We found our hotel in Arles very easily. The old town area isn't big, so it is easy to find your way around. Our hotel is very old, the owner told ...

IN PARIS CELEBRATING MY BIRTHDAY, P A R I S     - FRANCE , France travel blog

IN PARIS CELEBRATING MY BIRTHDAY

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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We are in Paris to celebrate my birthday. We are here to have ...

Arles and the Roman Empire, Arles, France travel blog

Arles and the Roman Empire

A travel blog entry by allansineurope

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... .  As you exited the highway you paid the toll based on how long you had been on the road.  In France, you have tickets for different sections of the highway so you are constantly going through booths taking tickets or paying tolls which adds so ...

Joel & Jena: HEROES!, Arles, France travel blog

Joel & Jena: HEROES!

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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... of those very lucky situations where you gotta hand it to good old St. Christopher. Cheers Chrisso. Not sure if the dude would be bummed at us for ruining his arson attempt we soon jetted off to the other side of Arles where we found a new place to ...

Provence, France, Arles, France travel blog

Provence, France

A travel blog entry by carinamjones

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... it all; miles of vineyards, dramatic scenery, hill topping villages, Roman ruins (some say the best Roman ruins are found in France!) and delicious red wine. We spent three fabulous days exploring this area, we hit a windy and cool spell as you will see ...

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