Travel Blogs from Les Baux de Provence
... as the Venice of the South of France, not sure they got that one right, it is stinking hot and there are no gelato shops open anywhere!!!!!! Then onto the Cascades of Sautadet, a lovely swimming area, but very hot for that today, I would burn to a crisp, we have a quick visit then one last tourist stop at the village of La-Roque-sur-ceze. Pretty impressive wee village on a rocky out crop, lovely church with ...
... for our first local tourist adventure and to do a pick up at the Railway station. Avignon has a beautiful historic town Centre and a huge palace for the Pope's called Palace De Papes, the church is currently under restoration so closed for tourists. We have a wander through the local flea market and then a look around the old town Centre and a lovely gelato. Then it's off to the TGV train station to pick up a visitor. And then home for a late dinner of burgers and off to bed.
After arriving late yesterday afternoon, we are getting settled in for 8 nights in total, what a place, our villa is on the outskirts of a tiny village, Tresques, we are located is a vineyard where the current fifth generation owner gave up his career as a prominent Opera singer to come home and take over the family vineyard..... He married an Aussie and here we are staying in the family villa, it's awful :) As we are ...
... also a beautiful church with a golden Mary statue on top. That was the end of our tour and we all split up. Lilah, Pappas, Kym, Ang, Rhi, Liam, Fauve, Micheal, Steph and I walked through the lovely gardens which are behind the church and papal palace. They had a great view of the surrounding countryside and over the River Roam (???). After getting a gelato we wandered through the backstreets of Avignon and saw lots ...
I digress... this limestone quarry, forms the grand halls onto which the images are projected. In some parts, the walls of the quarry are 50 metres high, but as you would expect with a quarry, there are uneven surfaces. These create walls, rooms, vestibules and each become part of the projected palette. Because it is a quarry, and therefore dug into the earth, it is cold when you enter (they sell blankets at the ...
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