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... was feeding the convicted criminals and prisoners of war to the beasts. Quite a barbaric form of entertainment and not one that was greatly appreciated amongst the spectators hence the reason for leaving the arena. After the lunch break it was time for the Gladiators to make an appearance, however it was not quite as gruesome as legend may have it. It was very rare that gladiators were actually killed in the arena and certainly not ...
... 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 ...
... occurrence in the ancient arena. We line up and purchase tour tickets and make our way down underground along the vaulted corridor out into the seating area of the arena. The tour is really a waste of time and we are not impressed as we all sit on the hard benches in the blazing sun and listen to a recording of the history of the arena. So we wander discreetly away and find a cafe for coffee and croissant.
Nimes is quite a pretty city ...
... and I headed out to
downtown Arles, the venue slightly out
of view down a side street. We had a
booking, the degustation experience. Words cannot describe …. photographs may.
Luckily last year's experience at ...
Another early start! We hopped in Poppy and headed along the toll roads. €60 later we arrived back in France. It made us realise how much we'd missed France. Such a picturesque country. The only downside to France is the toilets! Most camping grounds don't supply toilet paper and only about half of the public toilets have toilet seats. We arrived in Mont Pellier and headed straight for the beach! It was 30 degrees and ...