TripAdvisor Reviews La Gueulardiere L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
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... and Lois, Bob and Mary, - this is not an endearing term for Richie McCaw). We tried to take photo but it kept moving. It's apparently a Carpenter bee! It is clumsy- keeps bumping into things like people, but it has no sting. (No! Still not talking about Richie!) Writing this at 4am in the morning while the rain is hammering down and the wind is rattling the tent. But we feel secure!! N'est-ce ...
... et deux verre du vin blanc", we were off!. After downing the drinks with the thirst of a man stranded on a desert island without water for 6 weeks, food was ordered, rapidly consumed and after switching to a couple of glasses of "vin rose"' we got the bill, paid and walked off the lunch back to the B&B. Unlike the previous 'how far can you demean yourself by slumming it, Dimmock', beds for the evening, this place was a dream. Set in typical converted 'Mas' style Provence ...
... and passed the bullring that has hosted one of the largest ferias in France for 700 years. On to L'Isle de la Sorgue in time to see the huge Sunday markets - regional produce and artwork, antiques and flea market. Stalls covered the length of both sides of the river and spread into the little streets and squares of the town. Bill got a grilled chicken Maryland for lunch and ended up sitting to eat it on the steps of the Notre Dame des Anges as the ...
... of your mind that you have to fit everything you own back into two 50 lb. suitcases in just a few months really puts purchasing items into perspective. After settling into the apartment we set back out to explore the town on foot. The first place we passed was a small wine shop advertising, "degustation" in the window. Degustation means wine tasting, and in our experience normally free wine tasting, so of course we went inside. After a quick tasting ...
... Marie, a nice winery just 5 minutes downhill from us, to taste their rose, light red wine, and aged red wines. It is very fun to stop in at these small wineries and have the proprietor serve you and tell you all about their wines. We are looking forward to visiting more wineries tomorrow afternoon and Friday, with a full day of winery tours on Saturday.
We headed home for a couple of hours of down time, then drove up for our ...
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