Hotel Des Arts
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... pint (570 ml) boiling water, bring it back up to simmering point, then put a lid on and let it cook very gently for 40 minutes. After that, don't remove the lid, just turn the heat off and leave it for another 15 minutes to finish off. Meanwhile, make the dressing by crushing the garlic and half a level teaspoon of salt in a pestle and mortar, then, when it becomes a purée, add the mustard and work that in, followed by the vinegar and some freshly milled black ...
... to abandon a drive down the infamous Lourmarin road to see the Roman sunburst bridge. We have passed it twelve times in the last fortnight and this time we were going to photograph it. I'll pinch someone else's photo.
We spent the afternoon packing for an early start tomorrow morning. We plan on being fully packed by 6.00 pm so that we can go out for dinner tonight.
... candy or something; it had little granules of sugar in it. [Update 12/12/14: The flavor is called Barbe a Papa -- cotton candy].
We got on the road and ...
Got back to the hotel and took a nap. The heat had gotten to us. After our rest, we walked to the same restaurant we ate at last night. Our server was an older man; he was very nice, definitely a people person. He spoke English, but was patient with my French. He taught us a new word (forgotten ...
... as the souvenirs we've accumulated during our trip so far. So we packed everything in two cardboard boxes, pillaged from piles of empty boxes left in front of stores and shops around town, for mailing via the French post. Shipping home these items will lighten the loads (about 25-pounds) we'll have to drag around in our suitcases, which becomes a bit of a chore when navigating around airports and boarding aircraft.
Yesterday we took a stroll around ...
Sunday arrived with more crystal-clear skies, mild temperatures, but with our first taste of a Provençal weather phenomenon known as the mistral, a cold dry north or northwest wind which blows down through the Rhone river valley to the Mediterranean, and can reach speeds of 60-mph or more. The author of A Year in Provence, Peter Mayle, has described it as a wind that could "blow the ears off a ...