Le Chateau des Alpilles
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- 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 ...
... a hundred years old. Check out the photos on the website of our cottage as we have no photos today. This location would be great for a family gathering, albeit a bit far to go.
After settling our things in the cottage, we headed to a nearby village for an exciting afternoon of ....laundry. Yes, since ...
An omission from yesterday
After the morning at Carrieries de Lumieres, we went to St Remy de Provence for lunch. I knew just the place, somewhere that we had met Geraldine, Ronald and Charlie a few years back. It was a little square with a fountain and nice restaurant.
After finding a 'french' ...
... hospice itself, which is surrounded by beautiful, stone arches. We walked through the very old olive groves close to the hospice that he loved to sit in and paint. He left the hospice after being a patient for nearly 12 months and two months later he was dead - supposedly suicide. He died having sold only one painting in his life-time! We had brought a picnic with us and after we had eaten it, I left Jack for an hour and explored some of ...
... peace did not last after he left St Paul Mausole. Van Gogh was discharged in May 1890. He shot himself in a field near Paris on July 29, 1890. He was 37. On the way home, we stopped at the supermarket for another salad and yoghurt, then went and ate it by the pool. It was lovely to just put my feet in and stand in it. It was still hot and I was expecting the water to be freezing, but it was tepid. Then it was back to our room to pack, for tomorrow brings a new ...