BEST WESTERN L'Orangerie
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- Swimming pool
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"Living the dream"
We met our charming hostess, Veronique, late yesterday afternoon. Fortunately she speaks and writes in perfect English so instructions were easy to understand. The home is built into ancient city walls and includes a grotto with spa, carved into rock. The layout is interesting with lots of low stone doorways and winding stairways, leading to the various levels. ...
... were curtains, powerpoints, individual storage lockers, comfy beds and air conditioned rooms. It may not sound like that much but it was awesome!! After waiting at the shop for 45 minutes for takeaway chicken and rice for dinner, it was a night of getting to know a few people on my bus over a 1€ glass of wine, which strangely enough was ...
... 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 ...