L'Hotel du Grand Jardin
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Today is our last morning market visit, as we head to the town of Loumarin (a 30 minute drive in the opposite direction from all of the other towns we have visited) for their Friday morning market. Parking is not too challenging (thankfully!) and we enjoy 90 minutes to visit the market stalls and listen to some good live music from three Spanish musicians.
After the morning market, we drive 10 minutes ...
... It seemed like it could be strawberry cotton candy or something; it had little granules of sugar in it.
We got on the road and ...
Got back to the hotel and took a nap. The heat had gotten to us. After our rest, we walked to the same restaurant we ate at last night. Our server was an older man; he was very nice, definitely a people person. He spoke English, but was patient with my French. He taught us a new word (forgotten word), glacons ...
... waiting for us to see!
What a joy to feel and smell endless lavender and sunflowers side by side - miles and miles of them!
After a bit of "babyfoot" in a village and watched locals play petanque by a castle, we headed back to Esparron for dinner and a relaxing evening in the castle.
... country roads along windy hills and mountains to a village on hilltop called Gourdon for lunch.
Then we started to drive towards our next destination - near the Gorge of Verdon to Esparron du Verdon, where we stayed at the village Chateau.
This part of the trip was a nice surprise - along the ...
... 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 ...
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