La Cigale et la Fourmi
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- Tennis Court
- Heated pool
- Golf Course
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
We returned ...
Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
Another glorious day to drive across the lush green countryside to St-Rémy de Provence. Without knowing, we had picked their busy market day to visit which meant the traffic around the old city centre was chaotic (particularly when locals just leave their cars in the road to pop out and use an ATM, pick up an elderly relative or something from the shop!). We aimed for the car park near the TI and, after inadvertently going the wrong way down a one way row, Bill brilliantly ...
... and antiques and hats, and just about anything else you might imagine. You could spend all day browsing, and thousands of people did just that! This farmers market travels to a different town every day of the week. This is a common thing everywhere in France, and I would guess that half the merchants in the country don't even have storefronts, they are just traveling markets.
On the second day we rented e-bikes (electric) and headed out ...
... a car stopped to let us across. We were crossing the street when all of a sudden I heard an "oh sugar" beside me. The next thing I knew, Mum was going down and she fell flat on her face in the middle of the road. A lady helped her up and I walked her across the road. Her face was bleeding and she had a big bruise just under her mouth and a small one under her chin. She had cuts and bruises to both knees and her wrist was sore. But she said she'd ...