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... for our cruise.
During dinner our boat arrived at our destination of Viviers. After dinner we took a guided evening walk through this charming town dating back to the Middle Ages. There are still many people living in this historical town with cobblestone roads, narrow and curved alleys, and many examples of Renaissance architecture. This town definitely brought you back in ...
... if we were simply guests of a local family. Communication was difficult but rewarding. The beautiful location added to an authentic French country experience.
Sadly our stomachs turned from flutters to groans as all food outlets including supermarkets were closed......not sure I can face bread and cheese again for a while.
I think the Pyrenees are calling.....
... on the river Rhone and we had a lovely walk in the SUN SHINE as the photos will prove.
We found a nice camp site 5 mins out of town and have just come back from a walk around the village and a glass of red, so we could use the Internet. Tomorrow we plan to carry onto Avignon, find a nice camp site and settle down for 4/5 days and hope we have seen the last of the rain.
It will be great to actually see something other than the backs of ...
... Roman built water viaduct. An amazing piece of engineering, which brought water some 50 kms over a fall in height of only 17mtrs. Talk about precision and a marvel of construction. Most of the water passed underground except for the few hundred meters of the 3 level stone arched viaduct. We briefly had a tour of the magnificent museum learning about the construction and roman need and use of water, before walking down ...
... rather more noticeable on the way back up! We then drove down the Ardeche gorge where the river had risen 7 metres overnight! The Pont d'Arc is a well known feature where the river has created a natural bridge which is very dramatic.
On our return we learnt that the damage to the boat has not been solved and we have to wait for engineers to hopefully solve the problem tomorrow but our trips carry on as planned - just a little more time in the coaches to get to the ...