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... and action from all of the sectors of "entertainment" from the first scheduled entertainment which was beast versus beast, ie bear vs lion, the 2nd scheduled event, the hunting where the hunter hunts it's prey, ie, a lion, tiger, bear or whatever is available at the time. Not a contest really, poor animals. During the lunch break when most spectators leave their seats and go for drinks and food they bring on the next round of ...
... Unesco listed site but it didn't grab me, I did appreciate the engineering feat and the architecture however, Brendan LOVED it, he was totally in awe of this site. Weird, we are similar but different. So tonight we are bunking down at a farm just outside Nimes, we have electricity and wifi and the owner is a lovely French gentleman. This afternoon we sat and had a beer and soaked up the amazing late afternoon sun and said to ourselves, life couldn't get much better than ...
... Washed down with
Rose vin du pays and beer, you can guess who had what. Coffee to finish up, et
voila !! nous sommes en Arles. It took about 2 1/2 hours. Those bedsheets I
mentioned will have to be kingsized ones.
Meantime we glided along the river which was
as glassy as a millpond. We had a window seat in the dining area, which was
excellent. Bit of excitement at a dam, where we had to go through a lock and
drop down 16 metres to the ...
... occurrence in the ancient arena. We line up and purchase tour tickets and make our way down underground along the vaulted corridor out into the seating area of the arena. The tour is really a waste of time and we are not impressed as we all sit on the hard benches in the blazing sun and listen to a recording of the history of the arena. So we wander discreetly away and find a cafe for coffee and croissant.
Nimes is quite a pretty city ...
... and starting to feel like we are in the most beautiful dream and i reach over and pinch Lucas gently on the arm. It becomes a daily ritual for us both. A gentle pinch to see if we are in fact really dreaming.
Oh the bliss we have a bathtub and i make the most of it to soak the ache out of my poor abused feet and legs. The bed is extremely comfortable and we both sleep well and wake to a glorious morning not as hot as the previous day. Walking through the waking old city is breathtaking . ...