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I am falling in love with France! While I struggle with the language barrier, I absolutely adore everything here. Cafe culture is huge here, little cafes and bistros and bars line all the streets and people walk around with their little tiny dogs in tow. It's gorgeous! Avignon has been really nice, despite 35 degree heat. The city centre is …
... confirm, I think it was when we were traveling in France. Anyway, it feels pretty bad to cause a situation, especially when all you can say in French is "thank you". Pardon moi, or desole would have been good responses, but none of these came to me. However, there is (finally) good news in this story. At my new seat, one carriage along the train, a lady in the ...
We made a half day trip to Arles from Nimes by train.
Being a small village we were able to see most of what there was in the central part quite easily. There is the main arena, roughly the same size as the arena in Nimes, and also the Ampitheatre nearby, which is mostly ruins now.
The other main attraction of ...
Weekend trip to catch up with some mates.
We simply wandered around the streets of central Nimes, which is a small town with quite a large Ancient Roman influence.
Most of the time was spent around the Arena and the nearby streets, visiting cafes, restaurants and shops.
The 'icon' of this little town is a palm tree and a crocodile.
Unfortunately, most things were ...
... on purpose then have to use our map to find our way home again. It has warmed up again now so hopefully hung our jackets up for a few days anyway.
One more day in Arles, then an easy journey via Marseille to Nice on Saturday. We have both enjoyed staying in Arles...it's a little gem...and safe for a stroll round the Arena after dark ...
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