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Travel Blogs from Arles
What a Provincial life! Despite the fact that we missed both lavender and sunflower season, Provence was still an amazing region to explore! There were so many interesting sites to check out, whether Roman, Medieval, or modern.
After a 3 hour bus ride, we arrived in the historic town of Avignon to visit the Papal Palace (Palais des Papes …
... sees me carefully reading the lonely planet guide for Avignon. Well, actually reading and scribbling to indicate paragraphs of interest. She starts a conversation, mostly in English!! It turns out, she used to be a writer for lonely planet, and saw me defacing "her" old magazine. She now lives in Paris and is the publisher for some French trail walking guides. I'd ...
... the van Gogh tour, as he actually spent some time here and completed several of his works of art.
This is an interesting little tour and worth doing if you have the time, and definitely if you're a fan of van Gogh.
We arrived just after midday and just missed the farmers markets near the Tourist Information ...
Weekend trip to catch up with some mates.
We simply wandered around the streets of central Nimes, which is a small town with quite a large Ancient Roman influence.
Most of the time was spent around the Arena and the nearby streets, visiting cafes, restaurants and shops.
The 'icon' of this little town is a palm tree and a crocodile.
Unfortunately, most things were ...
... feats of engineering to put the road around
bluffs as we constantly climbed. As we drove further into the Alps the roads
became twistier and steeper. At the end of one climb we stopped to have morning
coffee out of the thermos mugs we had brought from New Zealand.
Our morning tea break was at the top of the Col des Toutes
Aures, over 1100 metres high. We then dropped down into Castellane, before tackling