Ibis Salon de Provence
Travel Blogs from Salon-de-Provence
... cool down until 8 or 9 pm. France and probably Europe runs on different time to Australia. We remembered this from our trip to Paris last year. You tend to get up late, we have been out the house around 10 to 11 ish each morning, then a late lunch, followed by a nap. Most of the shops/museums etc close during the middle of the day. Then by late afternoon we are ready to do something else, another walk or church etc. then home to change for ...
LAUTERBRUNNEN --> AVIGNON Avignon Today we drove from Lauterbrunnen to Avignon which was about 9 hours again because we hit traffic. Once we got to Avignon we dumped our bags and Ash took us on a walking tour of the city which is very small. Avignon is famous because at one point the Papacy moved there and eventually this started the great schism where there were concurrently two and then three popes in Europe. We ...
Today was our last day at Mas des Melons. After a cruisy morning at the apartment half packing the suitcases and a bit of soccer ⚽️and trampolining we headed into Cavaillon late morning to "Decathlon" the French equivalent of Rebel Sport in NZ. Simon wanted to purchase some new running shoes which he did but of course we ended up walking out with more rugby gear for Ben soccer clothes for Sam ⚽️and a sparkly purple ...
... is masking the blood pretty well - at least on the cape.
If the first 2 sequences conjures up strong opinions, the third strike coming up will raise even more. This time, the third and final strike is for the kill. However the bull is expected to put up a feverish fight before he goes down, supposedly with dignity. Three strikes is ideal, but it's not uncommon to see 4 - 6 swords sticking out of his back. All this happens in about 20 - 30 minutes before ...
... is known for having outside markets one or twice a week where everyone buys their weekly groceries, we have found several more established daily markets. They have a combination of fresh produce, meat, and fish with some prepared foods and restaurants mixed in. We marveled in all the different types of meat and poultry, in very recognizable form. Refocusing on our task of the morning, we went to a coffee shop and bakery right outside the market to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking