Hotel le Saint Genies
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... look at it as quite a gruesome and not fun place to be however if you look beyond what took place you can see what an amazing place this really is. The architecture is second to none and to withstand thousands of years of use and weather and changes of government and even countries is truly mind blowing. As I was sitting there listening to the audio I was trying to imagine the arena filled with just over 20,000 spectators calling ...
... flowing to Nimes per day. As we walked on the middle level over the aqueduct we noticed etchings in some of the sandstone that had been done by the builders, the tool of use and their names and it is crazy that 2,000 years later their mark is still there for all to see, kind of like putting your kids footprints or handprints in concete, to last forever. We wandered toward the museum and saw some people taking photos of a tree, yeh odd right, so of course we started ...
... coloured buildings and Gourdes. Being off-season, the towns were deserted and we could walk everywhere without having to jostle with other tourists. Also, to Peter's delight, there were no shops open!
Big excitement in L'Isle this morning when we went out for our morning coffee: a television program was being filmed in the town square. Unfortunately, they didn't need any Aussie extras.
Off to Venice tomorrow.
Today is : Sunday October 19, 2014 The Weather was : Warm and sunny 24 Today’s main activities were : Uzes - Languedoc-Roussillon, Nimes Decided to visit Nimes to see the ancient Roman arena and for once our timing was bad as the arena was closed for a - Bull fight anyone? Well we stayed and had a look. Had a beer first outside the venue. We saw a spanish Tijuana type brass band complete with eccentric conductor, ladies in traditional dress dancing, couples dancing ...
Pont Du Gard is a major World Heritage site. It is an aqueduct build by the Romans in 19 B.C. to supply water to the city of Nimes. It carries 9 million gallons of water per day for 30 miles. It is a major engineering wonder that is still standing. Kip, Sandi and I decided that the best way to see it would be from underneath so we rented a kayak for 3 ...