Castillon des Baux
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... look at it as quite a gruesome and not fun place to be however if you look beyond what took place you can see what an amazing place this really is. The architecture is second to none and to withstand thousands of years of use and weather and changes of government and even countries is truly mind blowing. As I was sitting there listening to the audio I was trying to imagine the arena filled with just over 20,000 spectators calling ...
... why, well guess what, the tree is an olive tree that has been dated over 1,000 years old, OMG. Glad we got the shot. I have to be honest, personally I wasn't enthralled by this aqueduct and I think that maybe that was because yesterday we discovered a little treasure at Castries, we found the source of the aqueduct and saw the finish and today for me personally today I saw a bridge with no beginning and no end, I know the history and the importance and significance ...
Tuesday September the 16th
Off we go in the tiny car to Arles. It is very early morning and beautifully cool and crisp. The morning is clear and bright but there is not too much to see in Arles, on reflection i think we may have been a bit early as there are some really interesting things to see, and i put it on our list to do on our next visit.
We venture onto Nimes where we visit the Roman arena. I am horrified to find that bullfighting is still ...
... comfortable a sun shower started ........ However we persevered and the sun came back out for a while, enough so that Di has a very brief swim. "Oh the water is freezing"!!!! For our last evening we went down to the square and had a few wines along with the locals and a few tourists. This made for a very happy dinner back at la maison, followed by cleaning up, packing and getting ready to depart early in the ...
... the pool. Two of us went and had a massage. Liz and I went for a walk around the village - it is lovely with many old farmhouse style buildings in the local limestone. These have wooden shutters and are on quite big blocks of land. We actually walked to the outskirts of the next town - Le Paradou. The two towns are a continuation of each other. A very restful afternoon followed by home cooked moussaka and ...