Chateau de Massillan
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Unesco listed site but it didn't grab me, I did appreciate the engineering feat and the architecture however, Brendan LOVED it, he was totally in awe of this site. Weird, we are similar but different. So tonight we are bunking down at a farm just outside Nimes, we have electricity and wifi and the owner is a lovely French gentleman. This afternoon we sat and had a beer and soaked up the amazing late afternoon sun and said to ourselves, life couldn't get much better than ...
... at the station, then Jackie arrived and we set off to our home for the week, Sous l'Olivier. It is a farm dating from the 1950s which has been converted into a B&B. After each being assigned a room we dashed about checking each other's which was a good way to break the ice and help us to learn and remember names. After that excitement we had a drink on the terrace and Jackie briefed us on the week's activities. Dinner was next and ...
... used to the other side of the road" That's yet to be a proven fact in our case.
I try to get the phone to tell us where we need to go but it has decided it will turn itself off and on repeatedly. Oh well it can't be too hard to find the walls of the old city. We will follow the road signs. I certainly hope so.
My grip on the door hand hold was vice like as we move away from the car park. i am not used to seeing the gutter on my right hand side and... so ...
... which is on a delta and "is the largest, flattest plain in all of Europe." We arrived at a traditional working ranch belonging to the beautiful Marquise family. Had a delicious traditional lunch of bull and red rice, and yes, even chicken wings, in a charming barn that Rachel would have just loved!! Lunch was followed with a demonstration by the Camargue white horses and local cowboys playing "bull games" which is their version of a bullfight without the blood and ...
... called Pont de St. Benezet. It is a beautiful bridge, that served the town of Avignon as a primary access point for centuries.
These two sights and our lunch sound like a short day, but it requires nearly 6 hours in total, and we are very thankful to get back on the road and headed to the comfort of our home. We all enjoy showers, wine, conversation and relaxation, and then head to Bonnieux for a very relaxing dinner with a wonderful sunset ...