Castillon des Baux
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Beverage Selection
- Free parking
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After getting use to the sound of hoot owls in the night we slept in until 8:00am this morning. We awoke to a low cloud level and cool temperatures but the promise of a sunny day lay ahead. After a pot of coffee (loved that after a month of espressos) and a light breakfast, we took a walk through the village of Noves.
Noves is is a very small village with only a few hundred inhabitants. At one time there were ramparts around the town but only a few remain along with a few ...
Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
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 ...