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Travel Blogs from Arles
... her to stop sucking: bitter tastes on her fingers, nail polish, socks on her hands... EVERYTHING, but she just would not stop. So she had braces three times, and headgear. Because of her big freckles, pale skin, orange hair, speech impediment, really horrible teeth and the pound of blue eyeshadow that --for some reason my mom let her wear to school.. She was not a very attractive kid (sorry Trish). I told them about how kids would pick on her a lot because ...
... Du Gard for picnic lunch.
It was very hot and we enjoyed a shaded picnic on a canope along the river below Pont Du Gard on the right bank. The aquaduct was very special as it has 3 levels and carried water in Roman days to cities of Nimes, Orange etc.
... as it was very busy. There is a shop in France that I can't remember the name of but it only sells white clothes, mostly cotton and linen I think. We have come to realise that in the towns that have a lot of money and rich tourists you will always see this shop and needless to say there was one in Aigues-Mortes. We managed to find ourselves an ice cream which was really the only reason we were there and then went back to Sven ...
... of the beautiful soaps.
Next stop La Baux, glad we weren't driving, so steep and narrow as the village is cut out of a cliff, just spectacular. The town is set up for tourists as every shop had souvenir items. Back to the ship for lunch.
Lunch every day is a smorgasboard arrangement in the dining room or you can have sandwiches in the sky ...
... for the blood
sports of the day! Recent restoration
has allowed present day use, seating 12 000 people on very uncomfortable stone
The women’s traditional costumes were on glorious display ….
silk, lace, underskirts, jewellery, bonnets, straw hats, scarves and shawls.
The highlight of the Grand ...