Hostellerie du Val de Sault
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This entry by Tom.
After two days of wet riding, today could hardy have gone any better.
A much better than average breakfast after a good night's sleep in a much more comfortable than average bed at what is now mon hotel à Gap, we loaded the van and mustered the troops.
With four of us interested in the longer route …
... We didn't think that any waiters in Lourmarin spoke English. I think it's a pity we didn't find this place earlier. I have been adopting a tactic when trying to deal with waiters and other restaurant staff. If I don't understand what they are saying I just say 'oui'. This would be unfortunate if they were asking me a question such as 'are you an idiot?'. The most common thing that happens is they eventually ask me a question for which 'oui' is not an ...
... the boot, or how to start the engine. We program the GPS. Issy asks me if it came with a hammer. It speaks English, but quotes everything in yards and miles. As soon as we get out of the station it tells me to turn right. I turn left. It gives me the now very familiar 'turn around at the earliest opportunity'. I curse it. I then realise what I've done. When I drive here I keep telling myself all the time to be sure to keep to the right hand side of ...
We started with a lively tour of this area and then a wine tasting -who knew! Beautiful area but who knew things could grow in those rocks!
in the afternoon, we sailed to Avignon. Old town, dating back to the 14th century. We walked on the Pont du Avignon. In the evening we were treated to dinner in the "Grand Tinel" Papal banquet room with live classical music at the Pope's palace.
Waking to another day in Provence, we mingled with the locals at the Forcalquier market. It was a particularly good one too. The clothing, bags and such stuff seemed better than normal. We were particularly taken with the lady selling this unusual almond meal and fruit fudge stuff - delicious. The downside is that I bought a slice which cost E33! - about $50!!!!! oops. We continued on sampling cheese, salami, dips [including a terrific ...