Hotel Les Arnelles
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... hands of the Caesar. I have to say that I saw the arena through a tourist eye and not as a spectator that must have witnessed barbarism at its worst! There is restoration going on as we speak and hats off the France for recognising the quality of history they have in their towns and cities. The arena is still used today as a cultural hub where it hosts concerts, festivals and cultural events through out the summer however, its ...
... condition considering its age. We followed the track to where the aqueduct starts. It is fed by an underground stream which is still pushing out water today (not via the aqueduct of course). Pure fresh water and it is delicious. We walked along the top of the aqueduct in parts and some of the stones have been lifted to reveal inside. It is hard to believe that they used this piece ...
... occurrence in the ancient arena. We line up and purchase tour tickets and make our way down underground along the vaulted corridor out into the seating area of the arena. The tour is really a waste of time and we are not impressed as we all sit on the hard benches in the blazing sun and listen to a recording of the history of the arena. So we wander discreetly away and find a cafe for coffee and croissant.
Nimes is quite a pretty city ...
We drove the long way to the Carmargue today. The guide books are offputting as they describe gangs of thieves who target foreign cars. Once we had turned off the main road at Arles, the land immediately became flat with big skies. Almost immediately we came across the white horses that the area is famous for, grazing by the roadside.
Just short of Sts Maries we stopped at the ornithological park. Initially we took the wrong ...
... having problems deciding and finding what to wear. He finally succumbs to Madame and sets aside his shorts and T shirt. He rummages through the tiny compartment that houses all his clothes. At the bottom of the pile, is a compressed expensive linen suit. Monsieur realises that he should have hung it up. Undeterred, he unravels the suit triumphantly, declaring that the brits can look as cool as any french homme. Unfortunately, it is as ...