Grand Hotel Roi Rene Aix en Provence Roi Rene
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... Saturday). The merriment continued until the wee small hours – and then, at 5am, the rubbish and cleaning trucks arrived! Not a good night for us! Since then, we've resorted to earplugs which has helped a lot.
Unfortunately, we both developed colds in Marseille which slowed us down a bit. However, being the dedicated travelers we are , we battled on - but didn’t do as much as we might have if we’d been feeling ...
... powers and so far we have found free parking on the street. Let's see if
The city is charming and is the home of Cezanne's art studio. If we lean out of the window
we can see Mount Victoire which plays a big part in many of Cezanne's paintings.
The city is also known for having wonderful markets most days of the week.
... at the top, with our own million dollar view. Walked back and went to the western side castle which is a Musee now. Great architecture & old and new marriage of stone, steel, and concrete quite spectacular. Then after beers, as it was 4pm, took the little train tour to areas we could no longer walk to. Sussed out the local restaurants for some options for dinner. Returned ...
... an a 30 mile long aqueduct the provided fresh water to the city of Nimes. This was constructed around 90 AD by the Romans. I knew the Romans were an advanced civilization, in this time the city of Nimes had running water in "well to do homes" and an advanced plumbing system including toilets. The Pont is enormous, spanning a riverbed using giant sculpted blocks of limestone and forming 3 levels of arches. The pictures tell the story much better than words ...
We began the day with great anticipation....it was the big day, it was our cooking class with Chef Ronald. But first we needed to do some planning for later in the week. We headed to the Tourist Bureau and booked a walking tour of Aix (for Sue, GB and SB for Tuesday) and a tour of the Calanques with the current gang for Friday
Work done now let's head to the markets to meet Ronald. We'd had very heavy rain the previous night in a huge electrical ...