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After getting use to the sound of hoot owls in the night we slept in until 8:00am this morning. We awoke to a low cloud level and cool temperatures but the promise of a sunny day lay ahead. After a pot of coffee (loved that after a month of espressos) and a light breakfast, we took a walk through the village of Noves.
Noves is is a very small village with only a few hundred inhabitants. At one time there were ramparts around the town but only a few remain along with a few ...
... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.
... days, and the source of the main ingredient for Rachel's tomato and mozzarella (capresi) salads ... the buffalo :)
Les Baux was going off! There were heaps of tourists there, lots of shops, and many, many people trying to cool off under the over arching trees with cold beers in frosted glasses and chilled white wine. Lots of work has been done on the site by the Grimaldis and there were several outdoor exhibition spaces ...
Tuesday September the 16th
Off we go in the tiny car to Arles. It is very early morning and beautifully cool and crisp. The morning is clear and bright but there is not too much to see in Arles, on reflection i think we may have been a bit early as there are some really interesting things to see, and i put it on our list to do on our next visit.
We venture onto Nimes where we visit the Roman arena. I am horrified to find that bullfighting is still ...
So, onwards to France, to two weeks in a beautiful old
farmhouse in the middle of a pretty village 45 minutes from the city of
Avignon, and 20 minutes from the lovely medieval town of Uzes.
The house has walls six foot thick in places, and five