La Ripaille Hotel
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After getting use to the sound of hoot owls in the night we slept in until 8:00am this morning. We awoke to a low cloud level and cool temperatures but the promise of a sunny day lay ahead. After a pot of coffee (loved that after a month of espressos) and a light breakfast, we took a walk through the village of Noves.
Noves is is a very small village with only a few hundred inhabitants. At one time there were ramparts around the town but only a few remain along with a few ...
... a hundred years old. Check out the photos on the website of our cottage as we have no photos today. This location would be great for a family gathering, albeit a bit far to go.
After settling our things in the cottage, we headed to a nearby village for an exciting afternoon of ....laundry. Yes, since ...
Plans keep changing. After Kerry had said that its about time we got out of France to see a few other countries as we have been here a lot longer than expected. It put me into panic mode a little as the more I thought about it the more I agreed with him. However when we drove into Avignon we knew we'd have to stay and have a look. Apparently the pope in the 1700's decided he'd like to get out of Rome for awhile so he took up residence in Avignon ...
... br> We stayed in there for a hour. When we went into the car Jingles was in there, he got into the car.
Then we went to look at a village inside castle walls.
On the last day we went to Avignon. It was FREEZING!
The wind felt like snow. We walked all around the area.
There was markets and merry-go-round's. We caught a train on road and went all around town.
... round. There was also another short presentation, and we saw excerpts from a film by Jean Cocteau which had been filmed in The quarry. If you're ever in this area make sure you go. The onto Les Baux, as always hard to fund anywhere to park, but we managed, walked back up the steep hill to the village. Very pretty, twisty lanes heading up to the ruined medieval castle at the top, ...