Travel Blogs from Grignan
... a lot of pigs sacrificing themselves so we can enjoy prosciutto.
We left La Grave and made our way back to the top of Alpe D'Huez to pick up the leg warmers and cap we saw at the little shop up there. It was still cold and rainy. Then we put the final destination into Connie's Garmin that we brought along with us. Although it was set to map a faster route, it made out a route that was fairly direct and 5 hours long. Since we ...
... ride that will go through towns and along the canal on farm roads called Chemin de... And trails. Not the greatest of rides as we were on some rough roads and had to consult the map a lot and the villages are rather towns. We did find ourselves at one point though along beautiful sunflower fields. The firsts of which we're pointing our way! The ride took us much longer than we had ...
... without the chip in our credit cards, we can't. We just make it to gas station before it closes! We visit a sleepy town up on a hill called Barroux which has a Roman castle. Mark loves exploring all the rooms and learning how they had spaces above doorways to drop rocks or hot oil on enemies as they crossed through. After we have a delightful lunch of salad and quiche another centuries old building housing a cafe and perfumeria. I was in heaven! We learn the ...
... The only restaurant we could find was McDonalds. We both got the McChicken. Menu was in French without numbers for items so even ordering there was difficult. Mark hasn't eaten at Mcy D in 20 years!! So first French meal was md if you can believe that! First meal in Bedoin though was delicious. I had a roasted Pork and mark a salmon and mussel stew. Quiet evening with wine at ...
... at Narbonne, then Bezier then and skirted round Avignon. Our house in Caromb, in the foothills of Mont Ventoux is absolutely perfect. It's owned by two Australian couples, foodies from Hobart and Melbourne, so the kitchen is extensive and fully equipped. A shaded 'terrace' with a view of the Mont Ventoux summit is the ideal spot, and where I am keying this blog. Kate, Daniel and their Jack Russell terrier Kandela were duly collected from the TGV in Avignon and have settled in ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed