La Coquillade - Demeure de prestige
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... I would add an obligatory photo of the bright colours and amazing produce, but that seems a bit touristy even for us! But we did pick up some interesting wild bore sausage. Given the 'pork incident' in La Ciotat this was very tasty! Today we visited two churches, Saint-Sauveur Cathedral where every architectural style was represented in the building. There were parts of the building represented from the 5th to the 17 Century. The second church ...
... du-Avignon the bridge which was 900m long originally and very impressive for that time. Only 4 arches are left but it was still pretty great. We also saw the beautiful walls which surround the city then walked through the streets to the Hotel de Ville (City hall) and the beautiful theatre building. Next stop Palace of the Popes where the Pope resided from for about 70 years. It's more like a fortress than a palace. ...
... for Annabel. We enjoyed an al fresco lunch back at the Mas. The afternoon disappeared into thin air as we chilled out by the pool. It was another very warm day reaching into the thirties. We could hardly believe it when 5pm rolled around. The kids got stuck into some school work out under the terrace by the pool while I whizzed to the supermarket to get things for dinner. We had a BBQ and did more packing and cleaning before retiring to bed. By ...
... and a new matador comes in.
Many are rallying hard to end Corridas, instead opting for the fights that do not end in bloodshed (for the bull at least). Barcelona has outlawed bullfighting altogether since sometime in 2008 but in the southern part of France, these spectacles continue. However, on the other end there are those who will defend this sport with fervor as this is part of their Spanish culture and it's roots are firmly planted deep in their society.
... work of the masters is displayed on the walls and floors. You can walk on Monet's Water Lilies as you admire works of Chagall, Renoir, Van Gogh and several others, projected on the walls.
It was fun taking Debbie and Steve Gill to Avignon where they toured the Palais du Papes as Kathy and I did some shopping and planning. Christian Entienne cooked up a great lunch before we headed back to Saint Roman de Malegarde.
Nurse Benoit made good on ...
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