- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... of course, boulangeries, bars and bistros.
We have visited our local super-marche for supplies, where we were amazed by the variety of goods available. We're expecting high prices but to our surprise, the prices are reasonable, but beer and wine is significantly cheaper.
We are keen to start exploring the local area but it is very hot, 37 degrees yesterday, so we ...
... the Romans were able to complete this project which delivered water a distance of over 50 kms to the city of Nimes. Much of the water was used to supply the many very large public baths popular at the time. Back in Nimes we had just enough time to catch the train to the beach. Quite the deal! Only two Euros each for the one hour trip. The town was much larger than I expected and reminded me of Seaside, ...
... of Tresques and filled all our water bottles at the local spring. We are powering through the water, it is very warm again today about 35 degrees ...... We got some fantastic cheese at the Supermarche and went home for a lovely French lunch under our Big Tree, just perfect.
A bit of a rest and a swim in the pool after lunch and then we are off for some touristy visits, we went to the village of ...
... or swing to improve one's body. Naturally I took the opportunity of keeping my honed and tanned body up to its usual standard! When in the park, we were also able to see part of a sluice of the aqueduct, which brought out with great appreciation how brilliant the Romans were at the time of the construction. It made us wonder what tools and instrumentation they had at that time ( remember this was the 1st century), to make their engineers able to visualise running water for a ...
... that we decided what to buy for lunch and where to buy it, we bought some olives, anchovies, dates, and saucisson. Trust me, it is not easy to take a decision in such a market. After the market, we went to visit some of the roman ruins in Nimes. We went to the arena of Nimes which is a smaller version of the Coliseum in Rome. It is the best preserved roman arena in the world. ...