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... through beautiful countryside and saw the lavender fields. They were full of brown stumps. I said to the kids that they will have to make a promise to themselves, that they will come back one day and see the lavender fields in flower. Tess said 'why? I know what lavender looks like and I saw the photos at the shop".
Mmmm........Clint and I think we could have saved ourselves some cash and done this trip at home with ...
... fortified palaces, and churches. Your tour includes a guided exploration of the impressive Papal Palace.
Then you'll return to the ship for lunch onboard, and you'll have the afternoon to make your own discoveries in Avignon. Perhaps you'll explore the winding streets of some of the city's ancient neighborhoods, or relax at an outdoor cafe.
... towards Rousillon intending to stop for coffee and icce-creams but found no van parking signs just about everywhere and aft doing 2 passes of the town without success and finding the only feasible parking several km away gave the town the proverbial finger and by now thoroughly irritable moved on towards Apt. We found the town municipal campsite quite easily And although it was surprisingly bust got a decent site and after showers headed ...
... their own tomato stakes.
Once again I found the smells and colours of the region a treat for the senses. Lavender is grown throughout this area and although it is fragrant close up, it (surprisingly to me) does not perfume the air as do the many varieties of flowering shrubs and wildflowers that are blooming profusely in the countryside right now.
I guess I'm not saying much about the ride today - Tim seems to have covered a lot ...
... Roman ruins and the church at the top. The church dates back to 1588 and is now undergoing a partial restoration. We spoke to a priest that comes there to volunteer and greet the visitors. He was very knowledgeable about the church and gave us some very interesting information. The painting behind the altar had been restored and was beautiful. The church was in very fragile condition – it moved me to tears thinking of the people that worshipped there ...