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... corners and for a change they were even relatively wide! Up and down we went for a fair while before descending into a beautful valley, and seeing a perfect little church up on a point of rock - straight out of a painting! And then we turned a corner and found ourselves in another beautiful little town - Castellane - this one was almost in the middle of nowhere, but so busy! If we didn't have a definite destination, we would definitely have been staying there, oh and there ...
... People like me have made comments and cracked jokes at other peoples expense, and in turn, have embedded it in these young girls heads that looks are so important and that people who don't look pretty, shouldn't be your friend. I have heard little European girls walk by someone on the street and say, "Oh my gosh she's so fat" about someone who wouldn't even be considered obese by the BMI; and make comments like, "this girl in my class is really ugly, no ...
... and further east, Poland etc, you could see from their badges on their number plates as they thundered along with supplies going from one side of the continent to the other.
We passed Lyon and just after Montelimar we turned into Viviers, our home for three nights with ATC members Richard and Marie Anne. Well, it was like falling down a tunnel in time. We were staying in a house built in the fourteenth century! In fact it was three houses that had ...
... Du Gard for picnic lunch.
It was very hot and we enjoyed a shaded picnic on a canope along the river below Pont Du Gard on the right bank. The aquaduct was very special as it has 3 levels and carried water in Roman days to cities of Nimes, Orange etc.
... wall still shows the arrow marks from the medieval wars. Now that is cool too. Gary was drawn to the wooden doors and old furniture that's in the Palace. Couldn't help but marvel over the craftsmanship, I mean it is still here some 700-800 years later!
It's a neat city to walk around, as everything is so close and we found ourselves back in our room 3 or 4 times to drop stuff off and go again.
We were actually walking up ...
Other places to stay in Carpentras
24 Rue du Forum, Carpentras | Hotelfrom $76
36 Place de la Marotte , Carpentras | Hotelfrom $68
1060 Avenue Jean Henri Fabre, Carpentras | 3 star hotelfrom $124
65 boulevard Albin Durand, Carpentras | 3 star hotelfrom $123
153, rue Vigne, Carpentras | Hotelfrom $109
110, place Aristide-Briand, Carpentras | Hotelfrom $74
Route de Carombe, Chemin de la Fourtrouse, Carpentras | Hotelfrom $92
185 Rue Jean Monnet, Carpentras | Hotelfrom $133