Travel Blogs from Le Pontet
... walked up to St Benet's Bridge – which is the Avignon bridge.
Another lovely structure and there were people dancing on the bridge. Heard the song a few times. We had a nice baguette lunch sitting outside in the Salon du The. Next we walked down Rue de la Republique looking at all the shops – tried several items on but nothing quite suited. Eventually made it down to the park for a rest and it was supposed to ...
... 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. ...
... valleys filled with orchards and vineyards surrounded by forested hills and then to rocky bad-land canyon areas reminiscent of those in southern Alberta. Within an hour of our destination, we began to see huge plots of land in the canyon valleys that were covered in lavender bushes. They were an amazing colour amongst the white stone landscape and we could smell the strong scent of them as we drove along. Not long after we rounded a ...
... river boats moored so that tourists could explore Avignon.
A bit of history:
In 1033 Avignon passed to the Holy Roman Empire. With the German rulers at a distance, Avignon set up as a republic with a consular form of government, between 1135 and 1146.
At the end of the twelfth century, Avignon declared itself an independent republic, but independence was crushed in 1226 during the crusade against the Albigenses . After the citizens refused to open ...
... was blue again, and we did a farewell visit to our favourite bakery, butcher, and the Van Gogh gardens. Thomas prepared his FIFA book in anticipation of the big France-Germany game, and while the outcome did not result in the same street celebrations of a few nights ago, by coincidence there was an annual parade in the evening. We caught the procession of people in period costumes representing all things ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed