Kyriad Prestige Aix-en-Provence
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We are settled in our cute apartment and after another sleep in we arose at 9am to face another day. I have not previously mentioned the weather, it has been nothing other than beautiful ,just like Spring days in Sydney. Ken sitting outside on balcony enjoying a glass of wine at 5.30 in tee shirt. We have been truly blessed with sunny days and no wind at this stage. We enjoyed a coffee and croissant for breakfast and set off again for a full day of walking Around ...
... very helpful, and this time no exception. Couple of "biggies" to see in Avignon.
The Pope's Palace and the Bridge of Avignon. It's a classic medieval city surrounded by walls...I mean, completely surrounded (at least at one time). But before that, we were hungry!
Found a nice restaurant nearby for lunch. We had veal, potatoes and a cooked tomatoes with salad. Let's talk salad for a moment. Apparently ...
... have when in Aix, however as we had decided a week ago, we aren't going to worry about that. The best we can do is to live in the moment and we did that for 6 hours.
Ches's immediate reaction was that Aix has a "Paris" feel about it. Cours Marabeau is a wide boulevard (mini Champs-Élysées) and off it are a maze of narrow streets and lanes with various squares and fountains, 5 of which host markets on Tuesdays. Apart form the clothing ...
... of stairs (42 steps according the Milly) but very comfortable and well appointed. The Casino shop is across the road, and there are pizza shops, a bar downstairs (helpful) and lots of restaurants. The only downside is there is no wifi anywhere in the apartment or the village, so we are reduced to writing this in a McDonalds! So my posts might be a little delayed for the next few ...
Sadly, our streak of perfect weather is now history, as Easter Sunday began and ended with overcast skies, along with some intermittent drizzle; high is predicted to be 50-degrees. But the dreary weather was not all that disturbing, as we were in need of a break. Tomorrow marks the 3-week-point since we began this odyssey, and the wear and tear have started to take a bit of a toll on all of us.
The girls lounged and napped, while I tried to ...