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... and action from all of the sectors of "entertainment" from the first scheduled entertainment which was beast versus beast, ie bear vs lion, the 2nd scheduled event, the hunting where the hunter hunts it's prey, ie, a lion, tiger, bear or whatever is available at the time. Not a contest really, poor animals. During the lunch break when most spectators leave their seats and go for drinks and food they bring on the next round of ...
... why, well guess what, the tree is an olive tree that has been dated over 1,000 years old, OMG. Glad we got the shot. I have to be honest, personally I wasn't enthralled by this aqueduct and I think that maybe that was because yesterday we discovered a little treasure at Castries, we found the source of the aqueduct and saw the finish and today for me personally today I saw a bridge with no beginning and no end, I know the history and the importance and significance ...
... condition considering its age. We followed the track to where the aqueduct starts. It is fed by an underground stream which is still pushing out water today (not via the aqueduct of course). Pure fresh water and it is delicious. We walked along the top of the aqueduct in parts and some of the stones have been lifted to reveal inside. It is hard to believe that they used this piece ...
... more facts and figures of how the bridge was built, but maybe it was because the film had no sub titles, was completely in French
and involved a young couple cycling around the site with the aqueduct in the background, that it seemed to have no relevance to what we had just seen.
A great afternoon which was completed by us returning to base, starting to watch Andy Murray at Wimbledon before taking our dinner up three flights to the balcony off our bedroom. ...
© French lunchtimes
© Parts of the BBC website not available for British viewers
I think that’s it. If not, it obviously wasn’t too important was it?
First things first, I believe I have moaned about the amount of dog poo on the pavements in France? I think I have found out why! One of French superstitions is that treading in dog poo with your left foot will bring you good luck. I’m not sure if ...