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- Multilingual staff
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
We returned ...
Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
... countryside were sensational. Just a short way down the road from Les Baux was the jewel of the day, Carriere de Lumiere, an exhibit of artwork projected on the walls of the caves made from the excavation of sandstone from the quarry in the area. The works of Klimpt and two other artists regaled us during this exceptional light show. We all left feeling that this was an amazing experience and a unique way to appreciate fine art. Our day wrapped up ...
... We stopped at one of the little shoreside villages called Bouzigues which is lined with restaurants serving seafood. We had fresh oysters, mussels, clams, some steamed mussels and a fish soup. Really delicious although I thought the fresh oysters were a bit salty. The steamed mussels were awesome and I think I preferred them. However, the best oysters on this whole trip were the ones in New Orleans. They were so good and I wish ...
... which seems to be something I always say. But this place is huge and seeing how it has been carved out of the rock is really amazing. If the wind was howling on flat ground today, you can only imagine what it was like up in the hills. Of course, being up this high means you have a fantastic view over the Provencal region.
I felt like I could easily be blown away at any stage. Paul climbed to the highest section. By this time, I was well over the ...