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Travel Blogs from Arles
... of her guides before, but I will look them up. Dinner here was good. Now, one glass of white and one of red later, I'm ready for bed. The white was okay, but I really liked the red. It was "just" house wine at €2.30 a glass, but I think it was Pinot. I'll probably go back to the same restaurant tomorrow to try it again tomorrow. Gosh, I like this holidaying ...
... time it was getting dark so we didn't explore the interesting looking old city.
We stopped in a small village near Arles for supplies and then came home. I did another load of washing at the laundromat. But why two young guys came into roll one cigarette beats me. Suspect they planned to roll something stronger!
Dinner consisted of pate, yoghurt and eclairs. Yummy! Tomorrow we plan to look at some modern engineering - the Millau Bridge - on our way to Carcasonne.
... the van Gogh tour, as he actually spent some time here and completed several of his works of art.
This is an interesting little tour and worth doing if you have the time, and definitely if you're a fan of van Gogh.
We arrived just after midday and just missed the farmers markets near the Tourist Information ...
... it was the weekend and very soon after New Year's Day.
I missed out on seeing the Gardens and the Castle as I arrived late and they'd already done it.
From here we also did a half-day trip to Arles - see next entry.
There are other smaller villages around to do day trips to/from, such as Avignon.
Marseilles and Montpelier are also 2-3 hours away by train.
... where van Gogh spent some time and painted in the garden and around town. From there we walked along to the Roman ruins, the amphitheater, and Coliseum. The forum was interesting but little was left except the amphitheater. The city is spending time and money to be able to use the amphitheatre for shows and restore some previous structures.
When the ...