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- Pets allowed
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Well, it all fit back in the suitcases! That is the bonus in my world! :-) We left about 8:00am and headed to St. Tropez. The boats were huge and the breeze was welcome. Wandered around to see what the area was all about-some very nice places to spend your money. Lunch was from an upscale French version of Subway. I am so sorry if I offended anyone but I was trying to find a way to describe this place! We enjoyed just sitting by the ...
... for lunch until we had passed ‘the cathedral’ as this was the half way mark. We strapped our barrel into our canoe along with a ‘dry sac’ which was easily accessible with our camera and phone etc. Paul had attached his waterproof go pro camera onto his lifejacket so that he could take a few pics as we paddled along…….it sounded so idyllic…..
We set off at a good pace and enjoyed the scenery along the way. It was ...
... past few weeks we have seen new blossom and the bare trees are starting to show new leaves. The very large plane trees are shedding their 'itchy bombs' and causing havoc amongst the locals and tourists alike - they produce an allergic reaction in almost everyone.
We are going at a very slow pace and sometimes we don't get out of the house at all except to go to the boulangerie. We're reading a lot as previous guests have left ...
... the separate medieval gardens, both worth a visit, but considerably over charged at 10 and 4.50 euro respectively ( not even a senior citizens rate and for today there was a special reduced rate for the Palace!)
Did you know that there is a plant called Marsh Mallow? Well in the Middle Ages it was used as a medicinal cure for breathing problems ( no puffers (pardon the pun) in those days). Also stinging nettles were used to heal cuts and bruises and to cure ...
... me a new insight into another lifestyle, I love to see and explore these new places, the richness in cultures, interesting people and languages and history. I just absorb every new discovery around the corner! Yes, of course there are some challenges, like travelling through narrow streets and so close to other cars I have to flip the side mirror inwards! But ,you know, my David is just such an amazing driver, I just close my eyes---- Camping is ok, our van is so ...