La Bastide d'Eygalieres
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... As usual we had a 20 minute tour of the commercial sector before we turned round and came across a nice place overlooking the water. Sue had gambas while I ordered a bien cuit burger, imagining that it would arrive a little pink in the centre. On arrival it was obvious that the chef had just waved it at the flames. I'm not one to complain so I ate it and jolly good it was too. It is 31C. Back ...
Up early and with all limbs still attached (meaning my dreams about the Somalian pirate from Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' movie attacking me were unjustified), we packed double quick, got the car and with as much speed at the poor mini engine could muster, ventured out of Marseilles. Never to return. However, both our faces were beaming as we knew we were heading to a better place. In this case, one of the most beautiful towns in all of France, Gordes in wonderful Provence. With ...
After a sleep in, a trip to the Luberon region this morning. First stop the Abbye de Sananque, near Gordes. Its a working Cistercian Monastery, so a lot of questions from the kids re what they do and why? Best answer I could give was ' they pick lavender and pray a lot', but again with the 'why?'. I gave up.
Next, after purchasing several bars of ridiculously priced monkish lavender soap, we headed ...
... excavations. The most impressive thing, I thought, was the wastewater channels that came from each house into a communal sewer, which was in turn washed out several times a year by the overflow from the town cistern during high rainfall. Incredible town planning.
Next was the St. Paul Asylum where van Gogh spent some of his last days (he died ...
We went to visit Les Baux en Provence today, which was supposedly Dantes inspiration for Hell in his 'inferno'. Guess the tourists really got to him - personally I would opt for Rome to fill that spot. It was actually pretty quiet while we were there so it didn't seem even a little hellish. Although the wild, rugged landscape may be what really caught Dante's eye.
The town sits perched ...