Hameau de Valouse
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... some local wine purchased from a supermarket in Montpellier.
Following a good night's sleep, we enjoyed a traditional French breakfast of fruit, yogurt, pastries and of course cafe (coffee). After being overpowered by Jessy, the overactive, but very cute resident Jack Russell, we headed off into the French countryside to visit wineries and the recommended town of Grignan.
Sad to say, ...
Apparently we had 12 inches of rain overnight and the river has totally changed colour to a rather muddy hue! There is a fault with one of the bow thrusters and divers have to be brought up from Marseilles to deal with what is thought to be a snagged prop. Anyway we are off on our tour of Viviers which is another small medieval town of 4000 in the Ardeche region. It is also the smallest French town to have a cathedral and the new bishop was installed on Saturday. We walked around ...
... as they had found that it was a good idea to have a bridge over the river. After lunch we then went to the Palace of the Popes. It was huge! With hundreds of steps! In the 13th & 14th centuries the popes headquarters was in Avignon rather than Rome - it was all political of course & it was quite interesting to look at the portraits of the French popes & they all looked very alike. At one time there was even 2 popes at the one time because of the ...
... relief depicting several stories from the Bible caught our attention. One in particular, a warning to those not saved, depicts people in chains marching single file while flames lick at their feet. Such carvings conveyed biblical messages to commoners prior to the Bible being printed, but I think it’s just as effective today.
Pont du Gard
It is hard to predict how we ...
... wind is tossing the trees. As we have been at the end of every tour day, we are grateful to open up the massive wood and iron front door of La Vieil Hopital, and step into the cool stone courtyard, peacefully shady and green with potted plants. Axelle, co-owner of the house, is in the workshop off the courtyard, practising for this month's music jam which she and her partner Ian will host on ...