La Maison sur la Sorgue
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... to bring water from Ulez (the source) to Nimes and was used till the 6th century. It took approximately 15 years to complete and 80% of the aqueduct was underground so to speak. We took a side path and ended up on the top level of the aqueduct and were surprised to see how deep and wide the channel was, to imagine the amount of water flowing through this funnel each day is beyond comprehension for the day, there was approximately 2,000,000 (two million) cubic litres ...
... occurrence in the ancient arena. We line up and purchase tour tickets and make our way down underground along the vaulted corridor out into the seating area of the arena. The tour is really a waste of time and we are not impressed as we all sit on the hard benches in the blazing sun and listen to a recording of the history of the arena. So we wander discreetly away and find a cafe for coffee and croissant.
Nimes is quite a pretty city ...
... the whole time. Lucky we can all laugh about these moments.
After our tastings and purchases we headed back to Sorgue. Phil and I wandered for a few hours in Sorgue as it was our last opportunity before leaving in the morning.
Dinner was very generously provided by Chef Larraine, then we all headed off to the local church for a concert by the Glory Gospel Singers from New York. I had seen the poster this morning advertising ...
... running through the middle of town, water wheels and an amazing castle (ruins) on the hill. Tiny little streets where traffic and people seem to just get along. We walked up to where the spring feeds the water down through the town. The water was crystal clear and detours off in different directions. Was just lovely. Lunch by the canal then back to L'Isle for me to get my to go to the hair dressers. They didn't speak any English, but yay came out without ...
... we caught our bus to L'Isle Sur La Sorgue and on arrival we checked into our "Hotel les Terrasses du Bassin". Once checked in it was time to explore this town. This town is know for its old water wheels that provided factories with their driving force. Originally the water wheels were first used for corn milling, then woolen mills. In the 13th century woolen cloth referred to as 'blanquets' made in ...