La Bonne Etape
Travel Blogs from Chateau-Arnoux
... col – to cross over a pass
la forêt – forest
les montagnes – mountains
la vallée – valley
la plaine – plain
la rivière – river
le lac – lake
le ruisseau – stream
la cascade – waterfall
grande randonnée – long-distance hiking trail
... of town hotel at a good time. We enjoyed a beer with the five that didn't get lost and reflected on the fact that tomorrow is our last day into Nice. Mixed emotions for me as I have missed Emma and the children tremendously although we have truly had the trip of a lifetime. Tomorrow is sure to be a strange day ! Today's route file : http://connect.garmin.com/activity/3770 ...
... for its protective value. In its production and to get it to a commercially pure product, it is washed allowing the impurities to settle to the bottom. The lighter parts are filtered and dried before being crushed and sifted. We saw maritime pine trees, vineyards and lavender farms along our walk as well as Bories and Terraces. Bories are small huts made of dry-stone without mortar used in the past by farmers ...
... to climb through tubes (in the air) then swing on a rope like tarzan from a platform right into a net where you had to watch it and climb up to the next platform. On the new platform there was a snowboard suspended in the air so you had to quickly jump on it because it would start to glide to the next platform. I would like to mention that you are doing this all at 30feet in the air with nothing under you. I never do things like this but ...
... br> Our coffee stop was in Beaucaire, where an idiot backed out into us as we were parking. Thankfully it was at slow speed, probably bumper to bumper and did no damage, but it still gave me a start. We chose the wrong part of town to stop in. Just round the corner was a sweet riverside area, on the banks of the Rhone, which was enchanting.
I have never been to Provence before so I was looking forward to seeing the Provence Peter Mayle wrote about in his "Year in Provence". ...