La Ferme de Cornadel
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Today we took a bus trip to "Pont du Guard", at a cost of €5.00 each including the enstrrance fee
The Pont du Gard is an ancient Roman aqueduct bridge that crosses the Gardon River in Vers-Pont-du-Gard near Remoulins, in the Gard département of southern France
The bridge has three tiers of arches, standing 48.8 m (160 ft) high
We enjoyed lunch by ...
... has three tiers of arches, standing 48.8 m (160 ft) high. The whole aqueduct descends in height by only 17 m (56 ft) over its entire length, while the bridge descends by a mere 2.5 cm (0.98 in) – a gradient of only 1 in 3,000 – which is indicative of the great precision that Roman engineers were able to achieve using only simple technology. The aqueduct formerly carried an estimated 200,000 m3 (44,000,000 imp gal) of water a day ...
... traffic. We survived.
Last night at a great hotel, we are starting to believe we can complete this challenge.
Day 17 Pont St Espirit to Uzes
24 miles & 406 mtrs climbed
Donned the team shirts for the first time, we had not wanted to tempt fate before this point.
Lib, Roger & Sue drove out from Uzes & took our panniers, in order ...
... of hours listening to audio and exploring the Arena. Today is also used for Bull Fighting and Concerts.
We then visited the 'Maison Carree', this is ...
After breakfast we had all packed our bags, checked out of "La Pyramide" B&B. Sebastian our chauffeur transferred us by taxi to the bus station in Apt.
Whilst waiting for our bus, Mary and I were to look after the ...