La Bastide des Grands Cypres
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Happy Veteran's Day (in the US)! Happy Armistice Day (in Europe)! Happy Singles Day (in China)! Happy Diwali (in India) I’m sure there are more but those are the big ones. And before you say that "Singles Day" isn’t big, there’s a company in China that people go to this day to buy stuff for themselves. So far it’s done about $14 BILLION in sales!!
It is interesting to watch BBC news and then read the American news ...
... stop was for me to go out to the village. That was when I realized that the bus information I had was two years old. After searching everywhere I could think of, I’m pretty sure there is no bus going out there. I think the only option is to rent a car (YIKES!!) or pay for a taxi (DOUBLE YIKES!!). Rather than spend an extra $100 on a taxi, I opted to take an early train to Poitiers and do a bit more sightseeing here.
I’ve included the only ...
... the Palace of justice was a walk too far.
The church was stunning. Painted walls and beautiful leaded glass windows combined to make a building with true wow factor. The cathedral on the other hand was just a huge space intended to emphasise the importance of Henry ll (of England) and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Poitiers is central to the story of Joan of Arc and this is celebrated with a statue and a truly magnificent window. The city itself is medieval in many ...
... had recently been remodeled, so everything was clean and new-looking. Our francophone members particularly enjoyed the cuisine which was definitely a cut above this year; delicious and varied.
The sermons and sermonettes were encouraging and stimulating, and the fellowship was warm and unceasing. Since we all stayed in the same place and took our meals together there ...
... the region and this evening the air was heady with the scent of lavender.
We explored Roussillon and then had a lovely Provencal meal on a terrace looking over the hill of pine trees which have also been intoxicating us with their scent during the hot midday sun.
This evening at 10:00pm as we were heading to bed the farmer next door was heading out to his field to continue his harvesting under the light of the full moon.
Other places to stay in Roussillon
quartier le Bois de la Cour, Roussillon | Hotelfrom $102
quartier les Sablieres, Roussillon | Hotelfrom $166
Place de la Poste, Roussillon | 3 star hotelfrom $185
route de Gordes, Roussillon | Hotelfrom $115