Castillon des Baux
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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We had heard that the Saturday market in Arles was the largest in the region and it certainly was good. We didn't linger today over the non-food stalls although there were plenty of them. Rather we did some fairly targeted shopping for the lunch table. The most striking thing for me was what seemed like acres of garlic surrounded by various kinds of shallots and onions. Next, the variety of oysters and shellfish and ...
... the Pont-du-Gard, and imagining Ayla and her horse in the stone-age cave, was back to Arles. Edward entertained us with stories all day, but his "bull-games" ones were the strangest. He told us about all the games the locals play with the bulls, that he assured us, don't hurt the bulls only the silly people. He told us he doesn't like bull-fights, but he loves the games and even takes his 2 and 3 year olds to join in. They include activities like filling the ...
Marseille was completely inhospitable this morning. If anyone can assure us that there are any must see's in Marseille, you have three weeks to make a case otherwise we will give it a miss.
I had bought TomTom maps for France, so we had no problems picking up our hire car (a Peugeot 308) and driving the hour to Maussane le Alpilles. Hertz have a newish policy that you have to bring your receipt for petrol when returning the car ...
... 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 ...