La Bastide d'Eygalieres
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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"Living the dream"
We met our charming hostess, Veronique, late yesterday afternoon. Fortunately she speaks and writes in perfect English so instructions were easy to understand. The home is built into ancient city walls and includes a grotto with spa, carved into rock. The layout is interesting with lots of low stone doorways and winding stairways, leading to the various levels. ...
It's time to make my way from Nice back up towards Paris and stop number one is Avignon. Avignon is a little town in France and is built with a fortress wall all the way around the town. I stayed at the POP hostel which hands down has the best hostel bed in Europe. Unfortunately I do not have a picture but hopefully my description will do it ...
... on top of a bollard! When walking back to our room we went into a biscuit shop where Lynn got a purple (violets)biscuit, I got a pink (berry) biscuit and Michelle got a cream (apple) biscuit as well as three different chocolate biscuits. We managed to eat them with a cup of tea when we got back to our room at about 6pm. Caught up on washing and emails. Chilled out on the couch reading etc for the evening. After all the food this afternoon we didn't really have ...
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 ...