Avignon Hotel Monclar
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- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Bright start to the morning after a good night's sleep. A light breakfast and then off to explore Arles. It's a fairly large town. It has a Bull Ring, an Roman amphitheatre and it gave van Gogh a home to paint his Sunflowers. He shared his flat with his mate, Gaugin before they fell out and Goghy went short sighted! ( he cut his ear off and so his specs wouldn't stay on - boom boom) We didn't ...
... be sometimes with the simple pleasures. A quick check on the iPhone to see how hot it would be tomorrow was quickly followed by a check of the BBC weather App for some corroboration. Surely both Apps can't be wrong? Does that ever happen? Because, what I'm seeing is torrential thunder, lightning and rain for the next 4 days or so. But we're in the South of France. In beautiful Provence. It's been roasting hot for the last 3 days. We have a convertible car. It can't be. Surely not..... ...
... which produces mainly red wine grown in 4 different soils, sand, limestone, riverstone and a gravel type stone. The first one bottles for a lot of other local growers and they both blend a lot of grape varieties. Wines we tried were nice but an English guy on the trip reckoned our Marlborough wines were better! The castle that was built on top of the hill overlooking the valley was demolished by the Nazis during the war but they are excavating around it to see if there is ...
... Proprietor greeted us warmly and brought over a pot of hot Algerian mint
tea and two ornate glasses for us to finish our meal with. It was tasty and sweet and a great palate cleanser.
All the derros had come out by the time we
finished and we could hear quite an unpleasant confrontation between a number
of dogs and people. Wasn’t too long before a couple of carloads of gendarmes
rolled up and sorted everyone out.
Whether someone ...
... nose with sweet black fruits on the palate. A lovely end to our tour. We hopped on the bus and rushed two of the party straight to the Avignon TGV station so they could start to make their way home, one via Lyon and London all the way to Singapore! The remainder headed back to the Hotel D’Europe where we said our farwells and went our separate ways. For me, this was not very far as I was staying another night – yay! I wandered back ...