La Bastide De Gordes
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Trip to the laundromat early morning, one of those educational experiences you need to have in a foreign country. Thank God for Josie's smattering of French understanding we worked out what everything meant and then went begging the streets for euro coins. You reckon you'd put a change machine in a laundromat that needs about 20 Euro coins to do a …
... t locked in any plans for the next week of this trip. We had the choice to go to Spain to see our dear friends 'The Millars' or to make our way up to Paris through the Loire Valley.
We talked through the options. Spain meant two long days in the car, to stay in France meant less time in the car and more time exploring old villages in France. We decided to vote in the morning.
We needed to get a good nights sleep first.
... a Baroque church (built 1672 but was previously a basilica from 1222). There are 14 waterwheels (of the original 70) representing the commercial impact of the water flowing through the city from a spring 7kms upstream (Fontaine-de-Vaucluse).
Today there are lots of waterside cafes especially along the largest streams which surround the old town like a moat. We both felt that L'isle has just the right balance of quaint streets, ...
... Gordes is perched up on a rocky spur and has always been a strategic military site and has been occupied since prehistoric times and later by Romans.
Upon arrival in Gordes, we sat down and enjoyed a cold refreshing beer. We picked up some supplies from the supermarket and continued on to our accommodation. The ...
... and night when it is all lit up.
I have learnt the reason Aix (pronounced ex) has so many fountains around the city (approximately 40) is because the fountains water supply comes from many spings around Aix, which is unusual for this region.
If you venture off the Cours Mirabeau you will find yourself in a maze of small streets full of fashion shops, bakeries, florists, jewellery, coffee shops, pretty much anything you could want. Aix is also a very big university ...