Travel Blogs from Montelimar
... as we were going to be crossing bridges over a major canal and the Rhône River, but again the traffic was light and there were substantial stretches where the road was lined with trees on both sides. A TGV roared by about 30 seconds after we passed under the line. It sounded just like we remembered from when we saw them on our first trip three years ago--a jet plane.
After crossing the multi-arched stone bridge ...
... go and the rest of us went back to take some pictures of the bridge. The next major event was entering the Gorges de l'Ardèche. I think the pictures will speak for themselves.
Somewhere along our route my bike computer must have got zapped by something electric because it jumped 10 km. It measured fine for the rest of the trip.
We had a wonderful ...
1. All European highways have tolls. Lots of them, and some are very expensive (20 to 30 euros). 2. When American teenage girls do not have access to electronics during the day, they read. Teal is on her third novel and Adia has almost finished her second summer reading book. None of them were short books, but we are doing quite a bit of driving and have not yet turned on a ...
... two perspectives: first, it was the village in which the late French President Pierre Mitterrand got his political start as mayor and secondly, it was the home of the late Niki de Saint Phalle, the sculptress who created the works you see in these photos as well as the statues that sit in the Prado at Balboa Park in San Diego.
We reached the important medieval village, Vezelay, about midday, where we enjoyed a ...
... relief depicting several stories from the Bible caught our attention. One in particular, a warning to those not saved, depicts people in chains marching single file while flames lick at their feet. Such carvings conveyed biblical messages to commoners prior to the Bible being printed, but I think it’s just as effective today.
Pont du Gard
It is hard to predict how we ...
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25 avenue Kennedy, Montelimar | Hotelfrom $49
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1 Place Marx-Dormoy, Montelimar | 1 star hotelfrom $63
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