Le Castelet des Alpilles
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... campsite for about 4 pm. Sue went for a swim but I am not allowed. There is a rule about male swimwear that I do not really understand. One is not allowed in to swim unless wearing budgie smugglers and I only possess shorts. I am not a sex object and I simply will not have all these women staring at me like that! Having an evening stroll round the campsite, we spotted an all black ...
... Sunday-afternoon-chill-after-the-Sunday -roast Movies, 'A Good Year' starring Russell Crowe. If you haven't seen it, get it. It's great. All set in the area we are staying in, its a perfect antidote to the modern busy lives we all lead (or led in my own case :-). A pic of me and Shep by the fountain in the movie is here. Some organic gin for aperitif, average Rose poorly selected by amateur Sommelier Dimmock and some good food, we drank, ate, chatted and relaxed. How wonderful ...
... due to lots of additional clothes and toys along the way. It's like a game of tetris to get the boot closed! But importantly there was space for Jaques the goldfish at the kids feet.
We sadly bid adieu to St Remy de Provence and made the 6hr car journey to the Dordogne region in the South West of France; Stew ensured that we took the turns around the beautiful towns and rivers we passed slowly so as to not to disturb Jacques too much!
... first guy charged the right amount, the second was too low, and the third was too high. So it worked out in the end, but it was funny!
One morning as we walked to breakfast we saw tables set up outside the restaurant, like a flea market. So we followed it down the street where it would around and around. It filled all the narrow streets, and filled all the squares, with fresh fruit and fish and cheeses and meats, plus clothes and ...
... off and explore the region. Not looking for
anything in particular. Probably go into Avignon for a look, then
perhaps do a run down to the coast to Marseille. Although Marseille is a
huge city, so we may avoid doing that.
03/12/2011 - Avignon
Today we head off to explore Avignon. What a delightful place to visit. It seems like all the ...