Hotel Crillon le Brave
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Multilingual staff
- Swimming pool
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... to bring water from Ulez (the source) to Nimes and was used till the 6th century. It took approximately 15 years to complete and 80% of the aqueduct was underground so to speak. We took a side path and ended up on the top level of the aqueduct and were surprised to see how deep and wide the channel was, to imagine the amount of water flowing through this funnel each day is beyond comprehension for the day, there was approximately 2,000,000 (two million) cubic litres ...
... you approach. Les Baux is set high up on a prominent limestone hilltop. The town has played a very important part in French history often being a centre for revolts against the French king or Catholic Church. Today the village is filled with attractive tourist shops, but the castle above has largely been destroyed. Apart from a couple of its towers which provide magnificent views of the surrounding region. Our last stop is to visit a bullfight ...
... fourth century were used when the next bridge was started in 1100 and something.
So it was onto the Pope's Palace inside the city. Bit of a misnomer really as most of it was a cold soulless place, although it undoubtedly means more to Catholics as this was where the church was based for most of the 14th century. The Palace was constructed over a 20 year span.
We got wet in a downpour getting from one part of it to another. Once ...
... our stay. He had made fig, cherry/strawberry and apricot jam from the fruit off his trees outside, it was amazing. After a little rest (we were so full) we got ready and walked about 40 mins, over the Rhone river into Avignon. Another stone-walled city, full of history and beautiful piazzas lined with cafes. We went to the main market called Les Halles where we bought some bread, avocados and tomatoes for lunch. We walked up the ...
... beyond me
An old snap of me just after a 'Foxy Vixen' cut was all that was needed, it was referred to 2-3 times and all is now good :-)
While in town we also checked out the TGV station for N&K. They have a 7am departure later in the week and we wanted to be sure we knew the right departure point