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... form of entertainment of modern day is bull fights, yes bull fights, it is the only town in France that hosts bull fights and allows bulls to be killed during the season each year. Quite a spectacle. Next we headed to The Forum, La Maison Carree which is where the inception of Nimes was founded and another building built in the 1st century AD. I am starting to think that everything we see is super old. Super cool. Brendan had a wonderful ...
What a glorious day to wake up to. The sun was shining, not a cloud in the sky and not a puff of wind, today is going to be awesome. We headed to Remoulins just north of Nimes to have a look at even grander Aqueduct than that at Castries and it didn't disappoint. Pont Du Gard. This piece of engineering is truly spectacular and to think that it was constructed in the years around 50AD is even more amazing and the fact that it is still standing is significant. This aqueduct ...
... t take long to look around and we head of in the tiny car to Aix en Provence were we enjoyed another lovely lunch. I managed to trip over in the front door of the cafe and fell flat on my face. I am scarlet with humiliation and the staff all rush to assist me. We are seated next to a couple from Devon England and they are enchanting dinner companions who tell us about some of the wonderful places they have visited and i add their suggestions to my list ...
... 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 ...
... Baux is situated on a rocky mountain (Les Alpilles) overlooking the south of France. Once we parked, Zee and I immediately turned on our adventurous side and climbed up a rocky outcrop, to be rewarded with panoramic sights of the green, flat, and occasionally hilly French plains. All three of us spent a good hour just there, enjoying the views and having fun.
Then we took a stroll around the medieval ...
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