Hotel Le Louvre
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
We returned ...
... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.
... that then. Today we saw a sign again at the top of the gorge, so we headed there. We'd been a bit scathing about the Point Sublime moniker but when we arrived we had to eat gourmet French humble pie, the view was amazing, in fact it was sublime. We were now on top of the gorge looking down the shear cliffs into it and along it both ways. It was the kind of place where you get your camera out, look at your camera and think, I'm wasting my time here you can't capture this, it's just ...
When we checked out of the hotel we went to have a stroll through the market that covered the street in front of us. We bought some fruit for breakfast and, as we explored the varied stalls, realised the market spread over several surrounding streets and squares. There was a lot of local cheese and charcuterie, including the obligatory jambon cru and several stalls selling freshly cooked paella, herbed baby potatoes, stuffed vegetables, slices of ...
... are there pigs?" and the stonemason said," I just carved what you had drawn. It's not my fault if you draw dogs that look like pigs."
Another depicts the wreckage of a ship with broken mast, rope and block and tackle and a trident the most visible.
We were both about worn out and dying ...