Hotel La Tramontane
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Here we are just outside of Nimes and still at our gorgeous little farm. Today we headed to the bustle of Nimes to check out what's happening. Well......... We found the set for Russell Crowes Gladiator only it is NOT a set, it is the rigidige colosseum, and yes, the arena was used in the movie Gladiator. The most pristine Roman colosseum in Europe. It was built at the end of the 1st century AD. As we went through self guided tour you ...
... to funnel water to the village and farm areas. The village has built itself around the aqueduct and it appears to be apart of the surroundings, and I think some of the buildings that are attached to the aqueduct may be part of the original settlement although without good information available, it is hard to tell. It was a great find and we are so pleased to have discovered this little ...
... t take long to look around and we head of in the tiny car to Aix en Provence were we enjoyed another lovely lunch. I managed to trip over in the front door of the cafe and fell flat on my face. I am scarlet with humiliation and the staff all rush to assist me. We are seated next to a couple from Devon England and they are enchanting dinner companions who tell us about some of the wonderful places they have visited and i add their suggestions to my list ...
... saw it. Also saw a few of the Camargue horses which are pretty much all white – Apparently horses are really big around here, and there were a stack of places offering horse riding experiences on the wetlands. Didn’t see any of the wild bulls which roam the wetlands – I think they are the same ones used in the bullfighting, which is still practiced in Arles which is on the doorstep of the Camargue. I recall reading about the local Arles bullfighting ...
We spent the night in Arles in a rather dodgy campsite due to our late arrival. We planned a quick breakfast and get kayaking but needed food and theft followed "Serenas "instructions to a Casino. Once we got near however a mega store and Decathlon appeared nearby and I swung "The Flash" on to a side road and was just approaching Decathlon when a low bridge appeared - oblivious to the van plight I headed straight for it when the brain kicked in and brakes ...