Travel Blogs from Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
OMG today was a special day! Our trip started at 8.30h after a very good breakfast (yoghurt, bread, tea, fresh orange juice, babybel, ...). The time and kilometers were flying in the first part of the day but then ... We lost about 5 hours with driving the wrong way, finding our way back, losing time in the cities due to road blocks, ... But then the biggest problem arrived ... ...
... to any one who likes to explore french quaint villages and the countryside. I've been here 4 weeks now, 6 more to go. It's been great. Of course, not without many challenges, as is life. And hopefully, being here will be a great lifelong growing opportunity. Message me and let me know how you are doing. I'll eat a chocolate croissant in Paris in your honor. ...
July 8th Arles
What a lovely place this is. After a great breakfast at Michel's we drove down the highway to Arles. This is an ancient Roman settlement and we visited the amphitheatre/mini forum which they have bullfights at and are gradually renovating. We also saw St Triomphe’s Cloisters and the church. When we walked through a great street to find the Baths ...
... that she likes – how lovely that these have been handed down through a generation.
Carol is from Miramas and never moved outside of this area to live, Eric is French and was born in Germany as his parents moved around a lot with his father’s work, they met in Aix-en-Provence approx 40 minutes from here and have two teenage daughters – (don’t need to say anymore other than they are teenagers!!)
... of dog swimming - too cold for us but the boys are in heaven. Two days, three nights in Saintes Marie. A much needed rest so lots of beach walks and snoozing in the sun with a good book each and a pitchet of vin blanc. Tomorrow we head for Italy through Aix en Provence and along the coast towards Genoa. Will be very sorry to leave this little place but plan a celebratory farewell dinner of moules frites tonight. I will now try to add some photos. Watch this ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed