Hotel Les Arnelles
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- Swimming pool
- Heated pool
- Indoor pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... were showing a sad little reenactment of the events that led to the creation of Nimes as a Roman stronghold.
One of the most upsetting bit of my visit was when a couple kids were crawling along the side of the building and tore a bit of the siding off. I doubt it was original cuz the site was severely abused over the years and I’m sure it was a bit that had been replaced already. At least that’s what I tell myself to keep ...
... Nimes also has a number of other Roman sites of interest, including a temple to Diana and the Tour Magne, which was once a part of the city's Roman fortifications. Those with a perticular interest in Roman sites should also make the time to visit the aqueduct of Pont du Gard which you will find around ten miles to the north-east of ...
... and see! With that sure enough, a group of 12 people or so and their horses trot onto the ferry, it fires up and heads in our direction. Thinking we had hit the jackpot we get ready and line up to board. The horses and their crew unload, there is some chatter between the captain and the restaurant lady as she waves her hands and arms and points in our general direction. The man gets back on the ferry, closes the gate and tries not to make eye contact ...
... boat and have huge processions through town led by the guardienne (cowboys) on their white horses. Sara is also the patron saint of gypsies. Had a great lunch complete with oysters and scallop terrine. Gallons of rosé washed it down. Then a spot of light retail through the market, gelato purchasing and back via the beach to the car. Unfortunately as we left a sandstorm began, whipped up by onshore winds, so sandblasted we gave up on the idea of a swim and headed ...
... by train or bus, which is my only possible form of transport because renting a car for 100 bucks a day is completely out of the question. Besides, driving there would be a pain when you don't know what any of the traffic signs are saying. So yeah, I'm very grateful zed-zed offered to take us to this village. I think today I might go to Avignon and then take another train later to Arles depending when I finally leave the apartment and head off to the train ...