Hotel Les Sables d'Ocre
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... were subjected. 10,000 people of 38 different nationalities were interned here and over 2,000 Jews were deported from here to Auschwitz. It is the only major internment and deportation camp in France that is still intact and open to the public.
We were fortunate enough to have a wonderful guide who explained a lot of things that weren’t written down. It was very sobering to walk through these spaces ...
... lunches. Picnics are an institution in France (England too) and we see people all the time with their folding tables, chairs, and coolers picnicking by the side of the road. Often the groups are very large and the picnic looks well planned with wine, wine glasses, covered dishes and silverware. No paper plates and plastic cups. Often there is a lovely wicker picnic basket to carry everything.
From Roussillon we go to ...
Another dramatic viewpoint. During the Middle Ages a castle stood here.
World's largest known ochre deposits. We strolled through the Ochre Cliffs.
La Grappe de Raisin, best meal we have had so far. Lavander ice cream with
house made whipped cream. A small simple cake with crystalized melon and
fresh cherries. Dip it all in a fresh raspberry sauce. Oh my gosh!!!! We shared
... back of their push bike, breaking a fresh end bit off and munching on it as they walk down the street!! It’s almost like a fashion accessory here. So of course, we have joined in the tradition, and in most towns we have discovered our favourite Boulangerie (there are always many to choose from), and returned each day to buy a crunchy fresh baguette.
Then of course there is the deliciously airy and flaky breakfast tradition of a buttery warm croissant fresh from the ...
Day 14 - Beautiful blue skies - very warm On our last day at Villa Rosalys we awoke to another gorgeous day. We have been so very fortunate with the weather. Every day has been amazing. There hasn't been one day where we haven't used the pool or lazed in the sun on one of the two terraces. ************* just before 8.00 am for his last trek up the hill into Roussillon to get our croissants for breakfast and some ...