Le Mas de Cure-Bourse
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... to the village. We strolled the route from our gite (rental) through town, past the church, bakeries, small shops and the mayor's office and a small open air market where we bought some fresh goat cheese. The walk took an hour.
We returned to the rental and got ready for a tour of Avignon. It took about twenty minutes to drive to the train station parking lot where we parked while we toured. We strolled to the North through town to the Palais des Papes. Avignon was the ...
... 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.
... at the stalls, with some stallholders still unpacking their goods, obviously aware that the hordes didn’t start arriving until after 9.00am..
It was surprisingly a large market, pretty much filling a few blocks of the town centre. There were the typical stalls of jewellery, clothes, soaps and local artwork that are common to markets universally. Some of the stalls that captured our attention included those selling French provincial linen, cured ...
... source of the river. The water comes from an underground spring, deep below the mountain and despite sending mini submarines down, they have never located the source. For those who remember the famous Jacques Cousteau, even he couldn’t locate the source.
Today, the pond wasn’t overflowing into the river bed. The volume of water varies throughout the year. It did however enter the river around 100 or so metres back down where ...
... we came out the rain had gone away, so it was a great idea.Vaucluse is the originating point of the water supply for the Sorgue river which runs thru, under and around the town we are staying in. It comes from an underground supply also supported by the snow melts and rainfall but when we looked in the big black hole at the end of our walk we couldn't see water. Fortunately the river was full and coming ...