Le Mas d'Aigret
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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 ...
... just South of Avignon about 12:45. We were greeted by a Londoner who works for the owners. The owners are in the states for a holiday. Robin, our greeter, showed us our two bedroom cottage on the property. Moulin de la Roque is an old flour mill converted to vacation rental with the capacity to support about fifty guests. The grounds are beautiful and the cottages and rooms charming. ...
... rooms to buy the local grape and view this as an educationally opportunity.
The landscape in this area is dotted with olive trees and the season to harvest is starting for some. We have learned there is no such thing as a green or black olive tree, it is only a matter of when they are harvested. A tree will only bear fruit in its 5th or 6th year and doesn't reach maximum yield until it is 30 years old. It can withstand almost anything, is grown in arid ...
... past more reconstructed old siege machines, areas for artisans such as smiths and weapon makers and explored the various chambers of the donjon. We climbed gradually higher, looking down over the areas where performances were held and arts such as crossbow archery were demonstrated. The views down over the lower town and across to the facing ridges were quite impressive, despite nearly being blown off the spur. It was incredible to think of ...
... 8230;.". Half of it is left!
And then we were on our way to the beautiful, fabulous Les Baux de Provence. I really love this area. It is known for its mistrals – the high winds that prevail at certain times of the year. I think the winds have carved the rocks over time. ...