Hotel F1 Salon de Provence
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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 ...
... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.
... we only see one monk at some distance, scurrying across a courtyard. Guy very peeved but buys some cheese in the shop (which we are given access too, of course). The monks here (still about 50, down from 200 in times past) are still not allowed any contact with the outside world at all!
Out of bed to breakfast in a plastic box, courtesy of the local supermarket. Alan missing his daily bread. Then a walk to Marseille railway station to pick-up the car. Took a while to figure out how to turn it on and then to get it into drive - 'hybrid'. Then back to the pub to pickup up bags and off we went. Towards Arles to see what the Romans had accomplished there. Quite a lot for 4 centuries, then went home home. Left a coliseum and ...
Today was a lovely day in Provence. We slept in, had a nice breakfast (food and sleeping late are guaranteed to help have happy travelers) then walked up from our hotel to the castle ruins. The ruins are perched 650 feet over the valley floors with remnants over 1000 years old. Breathtaking views. We ate just outside the castle walls a Provencal plate, then did some shopping. We then ...