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Unfortunately the weather didn't want to cooperate 100% with our visit, even though we were quite lucky yesterday. We set aside today for traveling to Aix-en-Provence, about a 45 minute drive from Avignon. Since we knew it was going to be a rainy and blustery afternoon, we planned to arrive in the old city before lunch to walk around and grab a bite before heading for protection from the rain. We stumbled across an ...
... isn’t any "old" growth. The path is clear and we come out upon a marvelous view to the south. It’s hazy but still beautiful. Getting out in nature is important to me. It renews me after so many hill towns, chateaux, and historical markers. After a couple of hours we head home refreshed, drop into the patisserie for dessert for dinner and buy a top up voucher for my phone. The patisserie lady helps us get the phone topped ...
... have our fair share!
On our first day in Aix en Provence, we had both – croissant and baguette! Aix has a typical French Provencal town feel. We wondered around the markets, ohhing and ahhing over all the amazing food, in between walking around the pedestrianised old town – getting lost in lanes and alleys, coming across quaint little squares, wonderful old buildings and fountains. There is quite an upmarket feel to Aix’s city streets, with lots of ...
... all of whom speak french and no english so that in itself was a challenge and add the fact that they had never canoed before and it was 37degrees I definitely was in for some fun. The whole canyon was full of boats; canoes, paddleboats with waterslides, kayaks, electric powered boats but nothing noisy, filled with gasoline, or fast so the whole atmosphere was very peaceful and enjoyable. We stopped at one point (all 24 of us) to eat something and take ...
... is also cultivated and distilled and that mobile distillation (where a container of lavender is brought in from the field and placed directly onto the steamer, instead of being rolled into bales first and being placed into stationary steamers) is the more common method of distillation. The distillery wasn’t in use as they were only planning on harvesting starting next week. I guess we had lucked out in catching the distillation in ...
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