Hotel Restaurant Fabian Des Baux
Travel Blogs from Les Baux de Provence
... my family. Stories like how my mother would give us knives when we were fighting and say, "here you go, kill each other", and how Tricia thought an Indian man with a red dot on his face looked "just like my daddy". So the topic came up, and I began talking about my sister Tricia. I told them how my entire family had blonde hair, but for whatever reason, Tricia came out a fiery ginger. Growing up she was always a thumb sucker. My parents tried everything ...
... for a while now overlooking the lake and watching para gliders ahead and some condors we think flying over the mountains, very graceful creatures and the most scenic area. It is now Sunday the 3rd. We spent 2 nights at the start of the Verdon gorges, our first night after settling in and having dinner we went over to see our new kiwi friends Judy and Graeme who had just moved from Taupo back to their home town of Tauranga. They were a lovely couple and Judy was more than ...
From the Gorge of Verdon at 500m altitude, we headed down to the coast to visit Avignon, Pont Du Gard and Nimes before driving into Languedoc from Haute Provence.
There was huge traffic jam getting into Avignon, and no parking as there was festivities there, so we headed off ...
... a challenge. We were out of there in under 30 seconds! After parting with our hard-earned euros à la toilette, we hopped back sur l'autobus for a scenic drive to the famous 13th-century castle and Medieval town of Baux de Provence. The view was spectacular and we got another lesson in just how much the Medieval French built things to last. At a lovely shop just off the cobblestone street leading down from the castle, Rich and I bought some santons ...
... of the beautiful soaps.
Next stop La Baux, glad we weren't driving, so steep and narrow as the village is cut out of a cliff, just spectacular. The town is set up for tourists as every shop had souvenir items. Back to the ship for lunch.
Lunch every day is a smorgasboard arrangement in the dining room or you can have sandwiches in the sky ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking