Hotel Mas des Piboules
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Today we headed out of Avignon through the Provence country side south to the city of Les Baux to visit the historic area. It was a beautiful drive through endless round abouts, thank God for our navigation system.
On the return we drove through the small quaint town of St. Remy. There was minimal parking as a bull fight was about to begin.
... filtering back into our minds. We then drove onto Orange after George's recommendation. We found the enormous Ancient Theatre and took the self guided tour. This place dates back to 34BC and it was truly impressive. Just sitting in the arena gave you a feel of what it was like to listen to a show so many years ago. The way this audio tour was presented and the video footage was brilliant. It really gave you a good insight into what was known about the place and ...
... We finally were instructed by hotel staff at Auberge to enter the postal code, and finally we found our next destination in the navigation. Off we went...three hours later we arrived in Avignon.
Relaxing today...sights tomorrow. This hotel is beautiful. ...
... the beginning of a 4 day yearly festival of bull fighting. It is the only city in France where bullfighting is allowed and the town celebrates with the theme. The bull fighting was to occur in the Arena
We finally returned to our accommodation, as this was our last night in France. Peter and Joe were to head off to Paris, and Mary and I were to head to Spain.
... when I turned the Christmas music on. Admittedly Christmas music cheered me up too, so it wasn’t too bad, but it was still hard going! One of the teachers stopped my lesson, screamed at the kids for 10 minutes or so, and the gestured for me to go on, which was a bit disconcerting. "What is Chloe going to think of little French kids? She’s put so much effort into this lesson, these flashcards weren’t just found on the internet were they? We’ll see if ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking