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... form of entertainment of modern day is bull fights, yes bull fights, it is the only town in France that hosts bull fights and allows bulls to be killed during the season each year. Quite a spectacle. Next we headed to The Forum, La Maison Carree which is where the inception of Nimes was founded and another building built in the 1st century AD. I am starting to think that everything we see is super old. Super cool. Brendan had a wonderful ...
... 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 ...
... and again re opened my cut and we couldn't help it until we go home which was about 10 minutes.
The next day we went to a art and light show. It was in a lime stone quarry.
It was based on a artist called Gustav Klint's life.
And the next day we went to a place called Avignon and we went to see a market, we rode a train all around town. It was COLD.
... 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 ...
... improved out of sight. Rod built a fabulous deck for them and I painted a fence - downside was the fence was in a bit of a mossy haven, I didn't get too hammered by the mossies!!
We visited the Miramas market - there was loads of fruit, veg and cheap clothes, these type of markets are all over France and move to different towns on different days. Well it wouldn't be right if we didn't have our coffee - so espresso please - oh and another ...