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... much time for sunbathing! There are a plethora of interesting historic cities, towns and villages to explore, as well as the beautiful countryside of the Languedoc and Provence and, of course, the frenetic Mediterranean coast with its chic and stylish resorts crammed full of holiday makers.
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... a table in Place St Louis with a beer ... or two, and watched the world go by. While there were a few tourists also have a beer, there were as many locals. France is in the middle of local council elections and a battle between the far-right National Front and all other parties. Later when going for dinner at 7.30, there was a rally in Place St Louis. Now there is a contrast; a political rally in front of a statue of Louis 1V and beside the Church of ...
... in the sun the deal was to get your timing right so that there was still space but you did not cook too early. To get there was great as we were on a cycle path all the way from the boat - we only took a wrong turn once onto a different cycle path - more than one!!., As we were cycling along the route that the tour was going to hit town it was dead easy as there were next to no cars on the roads 3 hours before the tour was due in town. The lack ...
Today saw the last day of the second stage of our time in Europe. Tomorrow we'll be returning the rental car and beginning our week-long stay in Luminy, where Ben will be doing math and I'll be doing history -- with the odd trip into Marseille, I'm sure.
As for today, we didn't do much other than drive from Carcassonne to Aix-en-Provence. On the way we stopped in Aigues-Mortes and toured the ramparts of the old town, which was enjoyable but beastly ...
... of malaria-riddled swamps, Louis granted exemptions from tolls, port taxes and forced loans in 1246. Aigues-Mortes thrived as a trading port. The King then built a road through the swamps to the north from Aigues-Mortes connecting to the mainland. "La tour Carbonniere" that still sits astride this road three kilometres from the city and port, guarded access to them and to the kingdom. At ...
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