Hostellerie du Val de Sault
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
... have around one or two thousand inhabitants today and they have histories dating back to prehistoric times as well as the Roman Empire.
First we went to Ansouis. The fortress of Ansouis was built in the 10th century and became the home of Saint Elzéar and Blessed Delphine in the 13th century. They got married when they were young and lived a life of chastity and charity, Delphine's wish that Elzéar adopted on their wedding night. After Elzéar ...
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 ...
I am afraid it is 10:20pm and we have just returned from a marvellous dinner in Sault, so this will be very short. We had a fabulous day today--smooth roads, fantastic scenery and a not too difficult climb. I am going to post the pictures and try to complete today ...
... the city behind very quickly and were immediately rewarded with stunning views of whence we had come. Unfortunately, my willingness to pause and take photos did not seem to mesh with the plans of my companions so I let them go on ahead and settled in to enjoy the day and the scenery alone. This being France, massifs loomed everywhere, and the views were majestic as I pressed on towards the Col du Villar, leaving the ...