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... Papes, though only by the skin of our teeth! The next uncouth people to arrive without a rezervazion were sent on their way ... somehow we must have looked acceptable. The wine was so drinkable, that the bottle was finished before dessert almost without our noticing. And the waiters thawed when Philip asked for his steak to be bleu ... they smiled and told him that was the French way :)
The last stop after scrambling up scores of steps to see the top ...
... first is owned by a GP who named his vineyard after what he has become after owning it. Pourra =poorer. Winemakers joke. It was a truly fascinating commentary and we all learnt so much. We were blown away. Lunch was at a vineyard/restaurant/auberge Les Florets. It was a wine matching lunch with four courses in the most beautiful outdoor setting. Wait staff in suits. Met the owners. Amuse de bouche- melon velouté with smoked duck slice, served with a Vacqueyras ...
A Further Observation:
The French don't appear to have discovered, or embraced, the selfie-stick. I think we may have the only one in the country, unless there is a bus load of Japanese tourists about.
We have found a new and novel purpose for our selfie-stick; using the telescopic handle to hook and pull the prickly wild blackberry canes closer so we can pick the unreachable berries.
... a small nondescript restaurant and sat outside on the lane way with all the others, eating for me, duck, and bruce, salmon, accompanied with our usual compromise on the wine, of rose.
There were some beautiful streets and corners of avignon, but by now we are not taking as many photos, we have seen so much of this.
Tomorrow we catch the train to carcassonne, to meet Nicola and Mark, and collect the canal boat!
Sent from Samsung ...
... and gesturing, saying loudly (read this in your best American accent) "I'll just have a doggy bag, do you know what I mean? A DOGGY BAG" We went upstairs inside the restaurant to wait the rain out and after just watching the street for a few minutes we had to do a double take as there were elephants being led down the street! It looked like they must have been advertising the circus they ...
Other places to stay in Serignan-du-Comtat
Cours Joel Esteve, Serignan-du-Comtat | Hotelfrom $116