BEST WESTERN Le Domaine De La Petite Isle
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... flowing to Nimes per day. As we walked on the middle level over the aqueduct we noticed etchings in some of the sandstone that had been done by the builders, the tool of use and their names and it is crazy that 2,000 years later their mark is still there for all to see, kind of like putting your kids footprints or handprints in concete, to last forever. We wandered toward the museum and saw some people taking photos of a tree, yeh odd right, so of course we started ...
... occurrence in the ancient arena. We line up and purchase tour tickets and make our way down underground along the vaulted corridor out into the seating area of the arena. The tour is really a waste of time and we are not impressed as we all sit on the hard benches in the blazing sun and listen to a recording of the history of the arena. So we wander discreetly away and find a cafe for coffee and croissant.
Nimes is quite a pretty city ...
It rained for a bit during the night, but the sound of falling rain was far more harmonious then the rest of the noises we are hearing each night here in Sorgue. Sleep is a premium item when you can get it. The locals wander home at all hours under our windows and get home in time for us to her the street cleaner come thru the square several times while they do the block, then the rubbish trucks, then the delivery vans that have to get out of ...
... region. The vantage point provided safety in medieval times. In WWII it was bombed as it was a centre for the Resistance. Maryse described a Kir Royale which is popular here: sparkling wine with 1 1/2 tsp of cassis. On route we passes these conical stone houses which date back 3000 years, and were in use until the 19th C. They are called 'borises'. Lunch was in a creperie. Dorothy and Maija had the crepes and I had a wonderful Salade ...
... Greg met us and we parked the car in secure parking and walked to the apartment. It is fabulous, on the first floor right in the middle of town. There is an odd smell of cat pee as you walk up the steps to level 1 but not there once in the apartment - YAY, apparently there is a feral cat problem in the building, its a quaint old building and has a magnificent lion mosaic in the centre of the main room floor, two gorgeous bedrooms and a well stocked ...