Hotel des Alpes
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Outdoor pool
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
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... was his work smock, still splattered with paint and hanging on a hook alongside his hats, coat and jacket. I could easily visualise him taking it off and hanging it up after a long day spent painting and creating his masterpieces.
Then we went outside to explore his garden. It was sad to think that this was where he caught the pneumonia that killed him - painting outside in the rain - but there was no ...
... icons - Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and again some others I didn't recognise. You can imagine Philip's comments about the ones with just a red splotch on the canvas, or crossed-out arithmetic, or the one on the floor that he walked on without even realising!!!
After all this culture we were totally exhausted and needed both Haagen Daas and more time relaxing in our room. Before we could say "J'ai faim" it was time to head out for dinner. We took Marie's advice ...
... day there will be the biggest temperature differential ever produced in the Universe with plasma at 250 million degrees C. For Liz, there was a lot of concrete and it was a 4 on a scale of 10 for interest although it was nice to think that if it does go on to produce energy after we are long gone, that she had been there (our visit day was the first to be allowed to go as far as the tokamak pit)
And we shopped at Carrefour on the way ...
Followed the Duranne River back from L'Escale to Pertuis where we visited a wonderful garden. It was a vineyard and winery and they were setting up for a wedding to start soon in the gardens and terrace seating area. The gardens were fabulous. Full of very well ordered fruit, vegie and ornamental plantings which gave us lots of inspiration for our Burrawang garden. We stopped at Lourmarin on the ...
... which was lucky as cars were parking and people walking a few km down the road. The stream that ran through the village was very picturesque. The green weeds on the bed gave the whole stream a bright green glow. The water was crystal clear and fast moving downstream. We walked following the stream about 20mins up hill to see the Sorgue (spring) where the water emerges from underground tunnels. Interestingly, divers have been exploring the spring for over 100 years and to this day ...