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... br> From this delightful base, we explored the attractions of the little town of Pezenas and ate at a very good restaurant, recommended and booked for us by Babette, for my birthday,
Our day trips in the car took us to touch base with the Mediterranean Sea at Sete where we were caught up in the peak hour traffic and northwards to see the Millau Viaduct.
The Viaduct is the tallest bridge in the world, spanning the valley of the ...
... to find
such a moment, a pause of tranquility, so savor it like the best damn wine
you've ever had!
After the market we hit the beach. Went
for a great run along the beach, passing every shape and size, from wrinkly
grannies to skinny teenage boys. Grabbed some fruit and delicious roast chicken
for a bite to eat before heading back to the gite to recharge our batteries.
A cup of tea went down ...
... around Narbonne. It is a massive place, but the cathedral and the old buildings in the center of town are definitely worth checking out. If you can side step all the pigeon poop, there is a little boulangerie opposite the cathedral that serves a fantastic selection of pastries and sandwiches.
For all you budding Van ...
... take me all the way to Perpignan, the man told me. Fortunately, this bus didn't run on sundays and I could sweetly resignate to continue my way hitchiking. I looked for the end of the village direction Perpignan. It was hard to find a car there, I even had time to have lunch while I waited, and later on I found out why. The road to Perpignan was a narrow way going in between the rocks of a mountain area. It's absolutely spectacular but at the same time not ...
I have taken a couple of day trips out side of the area by train. Navigating the train system has been pretty easy. I didn't get a Eurorail pass, they were pretty expensive for the amount of time I was going to be here and not sure if it would have saved me money or not. Tickets are pretty inexpensive, trip to Sete cost €8.50 each way and the trip Catcassonne cost €17.00 each way. The main thing is timing my trip home so that I can get a bus from Beziers back to ...