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After getting use to the sound of hoot owls in the night we slept in until 8:00am this morning. We awoke to a low cloud level and cool temperatures but the promise of a sunny day lay ahead. After a pot of coffee (loved that after a month of espressos) and a light breakfast, we took a walk through the village of Noves.
Noves is is a very small village with only a few hundred inhabitants. At one time there were ramparts around the town but only a few remain along with a few ...
... just South of Avignon about 12:45. We were greeted by a Londoner who works for the owners. The owners are in the states for a holiday. Robin, our greeter, showed us our two bedroom cottage on the property. Moulin de la Roque is an old flour mill converted to vacation rental with the capacity to support about fifty guests. The grounds are beautiful and the cottages and rooms charming. ...
Words that went through my head were something like: Hospital, France, isolated track, you bloody idiot.
If making it to the big pines summit was the good news, and puncturing/crashing was the bad news, then the other good news in this news-sandwich was the views coming down the mountain. Red sky, hills in the distance, vineyards, terracotta roofs. Lovely.
Anyway, time to sleep and let today become ...
... of the skate park at the best of times, so whilst in Provence it was not high on my list of priorities, but it is a pretty easy guess as to who won out on that argument. Now safely back in France, we are able to get nice wine and were back on the Rose program (sorry Spain, but your wine is nowhere near as good as France).
Sunday was fathers day and a stunning 30 degrees (I find out a couple of days later that they have their ...
... and the houses, while old, are scrupulously maintained - I've noticed a few places in Avignon that are run down or derelict.
Stopped for a pastis at a tabac called De la Marie. There are a couple of restaurants close by but they're all empty - I'm continually surprised by how deserted French villages seem. Walking along some of the quieter streets I feel like I'm the only person here.
Had lunch at a place in the main square, Place Jean Jaures, called La Java ...