Hotel Du Roc
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... really starting to arrive, so thought we better get going. Hit the ATM & was good to go! Have to say, this was probably the most beautiful market I have been to, even including the markets in Provence.
So many pretty things to look at ~ fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, honey. For the first time I saw fresh zucchini flowers, what they look like before they are fried. There were racks & ...
... It was a beautiful sunny morning in Southern France. I enjoyed being a part of the morning routine & tagging along to take Gabe to his school & seeing all the other children being dropped off. Gabe is such a dear to be around & so polite! Afterwards we went into town & had coffees at an outdoor Brasserie called, Le Neapolis, where Jackie & Patrick go to quite frequently, especially since Gabe likes their pizza! It was so relaxing ...
... place to kayak is at Lac de Castillon or more specifically "shack du lac", another 20-30 minutes further. To actually visit the gorge we'd have to park on one of the roads we passed 30 minutes back and hike 5 hours down to the gorge. The decision to continue 30 minutes to the lake was easy after that. 3 hours after we'd left Lourmarin we found the shack, a restaurant which proudly ...
Late afternoon bus back to our beach La Brague for a swim and then a few drinks at our van before Greg & Helen trained back to Nice.
... side and went for a swim and only saw four people for the first hour then a family came along so we left. The dams now regulate the floods of Verdon and is now a haven for water sports and fishing . The water lovely and refreshing and very cooling after sunbathing in 30degrees of sunshine. It was a lovely restful day with less hazardous driving than the main gorge. Back to base at 3p.m. for a glass of wine or two or few........ as you ...
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