Hotel de Blauvac
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... form of entertainment of modern day is bull fights, yes bull fights, it is the only town in France that hosts bull fights and allows bulls to be killed during the season each year. Quite a spectacle. Next we headed to The Forum, La Maison Carree which is where the inception of Nimes was founded and another building built in the 1st century AD. I am starting to think that everything we see is super old. Super cool. Brendan had a wonderful ...
... to bring water from Ulez (the source) to Nimes and was used till the 6th century. It took approximately 15 years to complete and 80% of the aqueduct was underground so to speak. We took a side path and ended up on the top level of the aqueduct and were surprised to see how deep and wide the channel was, to imagine the amount of water flowing through this funnel each day is beyond comprehension for the day, there was approximately 2,000,000 (two million) cubic litres ...
... shank, accompanied by enough couscous to feed a small village, and a huge bowl of
rich meaty broth w vegetables. Had to admit defeat before the plates were
cleaned. It was unbelievably tasty. Rex had lamb skewers w the ubiquitous salad
and fries. We rolled ourselves out and a
little further down the road visited an ice-cream shop,
and had a modest single scoop each to slurp at on the walk home. I swear
if we eat much more we'll have to wear the ...
... t take long to look around and we head of in the tiny car to Aix en Provence were we enjoyed another lovely lunch. I managed to trip over in the front door of the cafe and fell flat on my face. I am scarlet with humiliation and the staff all rush to assist me. We are seated next to a couple from Devon England and they are enchanting dinner companions who tell us about some of the wonderful places they have visited and i add their suggestions to my list ...
... host Katia and in broken English she says "stay where you are and i will come and get you". "How will i know you." I will be wearing a yellow shirt with flowers on it" she says. I recognise Katia as she is walking down the tiny street and almost run into her outstretched arms. She greets me with the French greeting of 1 kiss either side of my face.
What a warm and generous woman she is and does everything humanly possible to make our stay in her apartment ...