Chateau de la Pioline
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... beautiful natural beaches! We had a narrated bus tour through the city of Toulon on our way back. Toulon is France's military port that guards from the Mediterranean Sea. The color of the water on the sea was a crystal blue. The sight was absolutely priceless. Driving through the beautiful seaside town of Sanary was also picturesque. Jacques Cousteau once lived there and his son still ...
... Angela even made chicken soup from the bones of a rotisserie chicken we had. We have bought quite a bit from the various markets which has all been fresh and reasonably priced. Live style here is ideal, hot weather, 24 to 30, plentiful supply of fresh food and wine, friendly people. Most speak English and we are picking up some French. Bob knowing French is an ...
... racks put on and to our surprise they didn’t look too dorky at all!!! So off we went for a few back roads and then a ride along the enclosed sea fed lake and clocked 25km’s with a couple of hills and the bikes rolled along – this is the first woman’s specific bike I have had and WHAT a difference – I would love to change my bikes at home now. We are so excited and I can’t wait to get pedalling across ...
... a great time although it was very hot and the sun glare was unpleasant....but better than winter in Melbourne.
On the way home, the trusty navigator routed us through Salon de Provence. I was sure we'd been there before but no...well worth the stop, although their version of iced coffee was very odd and had a big swig of almond syrup ...yuck.
Boris and Marg had volunteered to be cook dinner. They had done shopping at the markets before we headed out ...
... the shower! It consists of a little square on the floor that's about 2" deep with a shower curtain and a hand-held "shower head". By the time you're through taking a shower, the whole floor is wet. The room is so tiny that we had to leave our suitcases open on the floor and kept
tripping on them. The sink is in another room, but there isn't any outlet to dry your hair so you have to do that in the bedroom where there is no mirror. This is ...
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