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An Eclipse in Roman Gaul Legend has it that Rome was founded by the twin brothers Romulus and Remus, descendants of the Trojan throne, who were raised and nurtured by a she-wolf. It was with this beast-like prowess that the Roman Empire was founded. Almost 3,000 years later, all that we have left of that splendor are the ruins of their brilliant …
... of her guides before, but I will look them up. Dinner here was good. Now, one glass of white and one of red later, I'm ready for bed. The white was okay, but I really liked the red. It was "just" house wine at €2.30 a glass, but I think it was Pinot. I'll probably go back to the same restaurant tomorrow to try it again tomorrow. Gosh, I like this holidaying ...
We made a half day trip to Arles from Nimes by train.
Being a small village we were able to see most of what there was in the central part quite easily. There is the main arena, roughly the same size as the arena in Nimes, and also the Ampitheatre nearby, which is mostly ruins now.
The other main attraction of ...
... it was the weekend and very soon after New Year's Day.
I missed out on seeing the Gardens and the Castle as I arrived late and they'd already done it.
From here we also did a half-day trip to Arles - see next entry.
There are other smaller villages around to do day trips to/from, such as Avignon.
Marseilles and Montpelier are also 2-3 hours away by train.
Before leaving Avignon we asked Francoise about parking. Her comment was you park wherever you can find room. So it was that we found a spot big enough for our car and walked the few hundred metres into town.
To our surprise the whole town had been converted in a market with not only antiques but the usual array of food, clothing, linen and tourist trinkets. But it was the antiques I wanted to see and we soon enough found the section of town that contained these ...