La Bastide de Boulbon
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Here we are just outside of Nimes and still at our gorgeous little farm. Today we headed to the bustle of Nimes to check out what's happening. Well......... We found the set for Russell Crowes Gladiator only it is NOT a set, it is the rigidige colosseum, and yes, the arena was used in the movie Gladiator. The most pristine Roman colosseum in Europe. It was built at the end of the 1st century AD. As we went through self guided tour you ...
... why, well guess what, the tree is an olive tree that has been dated over 1,000 years old, OMG. Glad we got the shot. I have to be honest, personally I wasn't enthralled by this aqueduct and I think that maybe that was because yesterday we discovered a little treasure at Castries, we found the source of the aqueduct and saw the finish and today for me personally today I saw a bridge with no beginning and no end, I know the history and the importance and significance ...
Thursday 2 October
First we headed to Aigues-Mortes where we explored the 12th century castle. It was quite unusual because rom the top of the tower you could see the entire walls of the old city and we were able to walk the complete circumference along the ramparts.
Then it was off to the Carmague, a marsh area declared a natural park that provides an environment ...
... of 'The French Collection'
an English show that I regularly watch at home which involves competitors buying items at a French market and selling them in England.
I picked up a number of items the sort of which I have never seen in Brisbane. And, most importantly, at great prices!
... to Boulbon took us partially through the Carmague where we saw flocks of flamingoes and white horses.
The house is lovely, 15 th century with stone walls, arched doorways, a spiral staircase and a 'cave' down the side where you can find the laundry. The floor boards squeak and the clock tower rings every hour which is a bit disturbing, but you feel like you are really living the French village life. ...