Chateau le Martinet
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... 2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces, rinsed and dried
1/2 cup white wine
1 cup chicken stock
200g dried figs, halved
Mix the flour, paprika, salt and pepper together then coat the chicken pieces with the mixture.
Heat the oil in a casserole and brown the chicken pieces until golden. Add the wine and chicken stock, bring to the boil, add the ...
... drive tourists like us are also increasing in numbers and the mix of overly cautious (no such thing) and the downright intimidating drivers isn't a good thing. It's hard to tell if its only the locals who believe that the center of the road is theirs and everyone else can make do with the miniscule verge.
Finally I get to what I'm talking about. As we were driving ...
... had no difficulty parking on the fringe of the old town centre, just a 500 metre walk into the centre of town where the markets were set up. We had the feeling that while this is a large market, it is more for locals than tourists. Apart from buying a new wallet, we weren't there for the market.
... nowhere, it abruptly stops in the middle of the river- it was destroyed by the icy flood in 17th century and never rebuilt. It was important border crossings between the Pope and France, there were towers on each side, the hospital for the poor and homeless and a Romanesque chapel. It was built in the second half of the 12th century, and was the only bridge crossing the Rhone River in the Middle Ages. Only four arches survive today wheres it had 22 arches ...
... high. Mt Ventoux, on the other hand is the highest mountain in the south of France, totally bare limestone for the top third and apparently has been a navigation guide for sailors in the Mediterranean for hundreds of years. We parked the car and spent the next two hours walking a lavender trail through paddock after paddock of lavender of all varieties. The English lavender was plump with full bright purple flowers in quite a round bush while the ...