Hotel la Gacholle
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... isn’t any "old" growth. The path is clear and we come out upon a marvelous view to the south. It’s hazy but still beautiful. Getting out in nature is important to me. It renews me after so many hill towns, chateaux, and historical markers. After a couple of hours we head home refreshed, drop into the patisserie for dessert for dinner and buy a top up voucher for my phone. The patisserie lady helps us get the phone topped ...
What a warm and generous woman she is and does everything humanly possible to make our stay in her apartment an absolute pleasure. She has maps and brochures on every possible thing to see and do in Avignon.
"It is Patrimony weekend" she tells us when we have glided up in the lift to her apartment on the second floor. All the monuments are open with free entry all weekend. The apartment is beautiful and it is quiet and ...
... back of their push bike, breaking a fresh end bit off and munching on it as they walk down the street!! It’s almost like a fashion accessory here. So of course, we have joined in the tradition, and in most towns we have discovered our favourite Boulangerie (there are always many to choose from), and returned each day to buy a crunchy fresh baguette.
Then of course there is the deliciously airy and flaky breakfast tradition of a buttery warm croissant fresh from the ...
... out to explore Gordes and savour the market experience. Jeannie's ribs were still uncomfortable, so having seen Gordes from a distance the day before, this seemed like a good chance for her to rest.
Despite many phone calls and a huge investment of Danielle's time, we were no still no closer to a like-for-like replacement vehicle! GR was over driving a manual tank, so in the afternoon we drove to Avignon (the nearest 'big' town); plan B ...
... de la Peste' (Wall of the Plague)
The path climbed through the pine and cedar forest on seldom used trails, and up to a plateau from where the panorama extended to far reaching hilltops. We followed the 300 year old Mur De La Peste, constructed when the plague hit Marseille in 1720, as a means to protect the Provence of the Popes from the ravaging disease.In March 1721, it was decided to construct a wall, guarded day ...
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