BEST WESTERN L'Orangerie
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- Swimming pool
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... Arles, this town is a medieval town that is also well known for being the setting of several well known Van Gogh paintings. We got a little map that was a self guided walking tour that put us around town and some of the outskirts to the locations of 10 Van Gogh paintings. This tour was not the best a times as we could not actually locate two of them with much effort but still able to see the painting's setting, with the help of Google. One ...
... watching, and relaxing. Next up? A long bus ride to Nimes, France. There was a mandatory driver stop and there was a Paul's Bakery and this brought back memories of City Mall in Amman. Got to Nimes, unloaded, and then walked to dinner. After dinner we went to see the Roman ruins of the Arena and the old city. It was a wonderful evening with a slight breeze and beautiful buildings. Temps today: hot Steps walked: 4709 with a 3 bus ...
... Caesar, adopted heirs of Augustus who both died young. The inscription dedicating the temple to Gaius and Lucius was removed in medieval times. However, a local scholar, Jean-Franēois Séguier, was able to reconstruct the inscription in 1758 from the order and number of the holes in the portico's facade, to which the bronze letters had been affixed by projecting tines. According to Séguier's reconstruction, the text of the dedication read (in ...
... and coffee. At 2pm we were picked up for our afternoon Roman tour by none other than Julian, our driver/guide from yesterday. Also accompanying us was a mother and daughter from San Francisco ( the daughter is currently studying in Spain). The drive to Nimes took about 40mins and is once again picturesque. We are given commentary by Julian, including a story about how Nimes used to be famous for fabrication of hardy fabric used for sailing ship boats. That Columbus ...
One of my favourite places I visited in France, Avignon is such a beautiful old city. We stayed at an Air B'n'B rental within the ancient town centre, and were lucky enough to have access to a rooftop patio that looked out over the city toward the Palais de Papes. Had a lovely time strolling along the medieval ramparts, and the gorgeous wall of greenery in the city centre. Nothing bad to say about my visit to Avignon!