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... to the village. We strolled the route from our gite (rental) through town, past the church, bakeries, small shops and the mayor's office and a small open air market where we bought some fresh goat cheese. The walk took an hour.
We returned to the rental and got ready for a tour of Avignon. It took about twenty minutes to drive to the train station parking lot where we parked while we toured. We strolled to the North through town to the Palais des Papes. Avignon was the ...
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 ...
After the red rocks, the next two photos are of the ruined
castle above the hill town of Le Baux en Provence, very impressive, built among
huge white rocks.
Finally, the pretty town of St Remy du Provence, where we
lunched under the grape vines and ...
... 2 girls from Southern California. Again, not what you'd expect, they were quite intellectual. Had some great conversations with them, we may meet up in Paris this week. Then I treated myself to a manicure! It was such a nice break. My hands were looking pretty rough and I still have over a week off work and Vegas coming up so I thought why not.
I went to the homey-est little restaurant for dinner and went there again for lunch today. I felt like ...
We knew we had to leave the coast eventually and this was the day we started inland. Our destination was St Didier, a small village about 20 km from Avignon. It had been our plan to stay out of the large towns if we could, so this was our first crack at it. It was a great choice as our hotel, Hôtel Côte Ventoux, turned out to be charming. St Didier has about 2000 inhabitants and the area is vineyards and cherry trees. On the drive here there are too ...