Hostellerie de la Fuste
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... and turned out to be a fascinating afternoon. The Camp des Milles is a memorial/museum and set up in an old tile factory that was used as an internment camp during WWII. From 1939-1942 it was used in three different capacities by the French government; first as an internment camp for foreigners who were assumed to be spies or in cooperation with the Nazi regime aka "enemy subjects", second as a transit and internment ...
... lunches. Picnics are an institution in France (England too) and we see people all the time with their folding tables, chairs, and coolers picnicking by the side of the road. Often the groups are very large and the picnic looks well planned with wine, wine glasses, covered dishes and silverware. No paper plates and plastic cups. Often there is a lovely wicker picnic basket to carry everything.
From Roussillon we go to ...
... back of their push bike, breaking a fresh end bit off and munching on it as they walk down the street!! It’s almost like a fashion accessory here. So of course, we have joined in the tradition, and in most towns we have discovered our favourite Boulangerie (there are always many to choose from), and returned each day to buy a crunchy fresh baguette.
Then of course there is the deliciously airy and flaky breakfast tradition of a buttery warm croissant fresh from the ...
... so many beautiful things and spent far too much. One reason for wanting to see this market (or any flea market in France, really) was to find lovely, old French, hand embroided linen. This market had plenty. I met a couple from Wilson's Prom at one old linen stall stall and we had fun and spent ages finding exactly what we wanted. I walked away with my beautiful purchases, wondering how the heck I was going to them home! The market involves ...
... to climb through tubes (in the air) then swing on a rope like tarzan from a platform right into a net where you had to watch it and climb up to the next platform. On the new platform there was a snowboard suspended in the air so you had to quickly jump on it because it would start to glide to the next platform. I would like to mention that you are doing this all at 30feet in the air with nothing under you. I never do things like this but ...