Travel Blogs from Fleurance
Day 9 PROVENCE Toulon France 8:30am – 5:00pm
Today we left the military port of Toulon for a scenic drive in the green countryside of the Var region towards St Tropez. This has been a favoured area for impressionist painters like Van Gogh and Cezanne to paint their vivid landscapes. Lavender is the flower symbol of Provence and the fields have just been harvested but there is still the deep blue lavender ...
... have to climb in cathedrals. Because this house is from the 1500s!!! That’s medieval time! They still have the well out front that was used then! It is such a beautiful house! My room is right next to David’s room, who was a WWOOFer here last summer and loved Aix-en-Provence so much he decided to move here, and the Arnauds said he could live here while he tries to find housing. He is from the north of France (he only knows French), and is working now in Aix and ...
... My route from Chatellerault took me through the major towns of Poitiers (stopped for breakfast), Angoulême, Périgueux, Bergerac (stopped for a white Magnum), Villeneuve-s-Lot and onto Agen where I stopped for the night, tired from a long, hot day on the bike. The bike was amazing and gently reminded me to concentrate should my mind wander. Now I have to do some maintenance, the chain need tightening and probably has for a couple of hundred Kms.
Tuesday March 4, 2014
Today we said goodbye to Paris and headed to Avignon. (I was really excited after singing about the pont de avignon in French class!) We both fell asleep on the three hour train ride and woke up to a sunny sky and extreme winds! We attempted to take the walking tour of the area but of course couldn't figure out where to walk and where we were on the map. We ended up going in the opposite direction of where we were suppose to go – lesson of ...
... can be accessed by foot. Today it's a world heritage site. I returned to Lucas's house on Friday night and departed for the Pyrénées on Saturday. The first night we stayed at Lucas's fathers friends house. A nice guy named Max. The city he lives in is at the foothills of the Pyrénées and showcases a beautiful view of the mountain rage. The next day we drove to the small ski city Cauterets which is in one of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking