Travel Blogs from Les Vans
... each one with big old churches and something unique about each town, stopping of course along the way to sample their cafés and patisseries! Two of us will be on a strict diet when we get home!
We left Rose's cottage sadly because it had been such a lovely place to be "at home" and made our way further south, together with many, many huge trucks on the main autoroute. A highway which takes trucks all the way from Northern European countries to Italy, ...
... and a large drop in front of us, we had no time to panic as it was upon us before we realised and had to go with the flow, we paddled around and even over some of the rocks and, there was the drop, the canoe went nose first taking us with it and somehow (I'm not sure how) we were down to loud cheers and clapping from the crowd. They were obviously there waiting for people to fall out!!! Pretty sure our faces were a picture when we went over the edge!!! We paddled ...
Deciding to pack the big tent up today rather than rush tomorrow morning was a good idea! We started though with a nice 45k blast up the road to Florac through St Jean du Gard for coffee then back to start the breakdown. 2 hrs later with the small tent up we were done. Time to go for a cooling dip ...
... only a few kilometres from another cave, the Grotte Dargilan so thought it worth a visit. It was a really impressive hole with wonderful pink formations hence the name, The Grotte Rose. Upon our eventual return we opted for dinner at the Caf. Bad move. Lins salmon wasn't and what there was wasn't very ...
We had to see the amphitheater at Nimes where Rammstein had played. An amazing place, home to such barbarism though. Our audio guides superbly told history and anecdotes of life at the Spectacles in 50 ad.
Harsh 'vents ' precluded any afternoon cycling so ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking