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... This remarkable feat of engineering and construction was built to carry water to the ancient city.
Though the Nimes arena is over 2000 years old, it is still in use as an entertainment venue. It is used for concerts and also, unfortunately, bullfighting. Though at least this is the French version of the Spanish ...
... criminals and prisoners of war to the beasts. Quite a barbaric form of entertainment and not one that was greatly appreciated amongst the spectators hence the reason for leaving the arena. After the lunch break it was time for the Gladiators to make an appearance, however it was not quite as gruesome as legend may have it. It was very rare that gladiators were actually killed in the arena and certainly not at the hands of the Caesar.
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for the Tour de France and also some bad luck with the lane we picked. We stopped
in Bouzigues (small seaside town next to the oyster beds) for a nice supper. We
were treated to entertainment at the seaside restaurant, overlooking the Etang
de Thau. It was a genuine Mediterranean seafood dinner, including oysters, mussels,
fish and calamari. It was a great end to a great day, even though we ended up
back home quite ...
... still behind him! What a relief to actually find a road (of sorts) to get on, can only assume the people there have blocked off the tracks that TomTom shows to claim the land - they're welcome to it, mossies and all. The very busy, very long road into Nimes seemed a breeze after that lot & as we entered the town there was a micro-brasserie so at my suggestion we stopped for a couple of welcome beers. Might have been a mistake as once again there was a fete, ...
... it the title Apta Julia; it was much injured by the Lombards and the Saracens, but its fortifications were rebuilt by the counts of Provence
The bishopric was founded in the 3rd century. Castor of Apt was bishop of the city during the 5th century. The bishopric was suppressed in 1790.
Once on the bus and ...