Hotel de Cacharel
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... completed. Took a photo of the garden that Van Gogh painted in 1888 "The Asylum Garden At Arles", looks exactly how it was then. Also saw another place where Van Gogh painted called "The cafe terrace at night". The yellow facade is what identifies this place. Returned back to the hotel for a bit of a swim before venturing out for dinner. Off to Avignon and Orange tomorrow which is only about 20 minutes from ...
... the view points of the bridge.
After lunch we explored the area and walked to the highest point allowable
We returned to Nimes by bus, and prepared for dinner. Tonight we went to "Le Artiste" for dinner recommended by the hotel's Concierge Pascal.
As we were enjoying our meal we walked around the city as heard music coming from everywhere.
So the day began with our first attraction 'The Arena', the most dramatic of the city's Roman ruins is the 1st century amphitheater. At 427 ft (130 m) by 328 ft (100 m) and with seating for 22,000, it is slightly smaller than ...
... Peter, Andrew and I explored the old city and market.
Apt was at one time the chief town of the Vulgientes, a Gallic tribe; it was destroyed by the Romans about 125 BC and restored by Julius Caesar, who ...
... Gorge of Verdun at its best, the hordes of people on the Cote d’Azur which meant we didn’t linger long (but this is the main holiday season!), flies and mozzies – more a problem for Nigel than me, they seem to prefer his bloodgroup ( he’s just remarked that it’s because he’s so tasty!)
We’d have liked ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility