Le Mas du Pommier
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A Further Observation:
The French don't appear to have discovered, or embraced, the selfie-stick. I think we may have the only one in the country, unless there is a bus load of Japanese tourists about.
We have found a new and novel purpose for our selfie-stick; using the telescopic handle to hook and pull the prickly wild blackberry canes closer so we can pick the unreachable berries.
Found this in the 'International Foods' section at our local Intermarche. It's good to know it is available here but at approx $8, I'm glad we packed a small supply. Just hope we don't t run out.
p.s. Go West Coast on Friday. Will be cheering them on at midday from here.
We leave Le Caylar soon after 10am after the usual boring French breakfast of croissant, bread, butter, jam and coffee.
First stop is at the bottom of the hill at the service station on the motorway exit for a tyre pressure and oil check. All is well so we get onto the A75 to complete the journey through Millau and onwards towards Avignon.
This route takes us across the ...
... as the Venice of the South of France, not sure they got that one right, it is stinking hot and there are no gelato shops open anywhere!!!!!! Then onto the Cascades of Sautadet, a lovely swimming area, but very hot for that today, I would burn to a crisp, we have a quick visit then one last tourist stop at the village of La-Roque-sur-ceze. Pretty impressive wee village on a rocky out crop, lovely church with ...
... around the wall taking in the stunning views. Along the way we visited the Church, which was built as a result of a gift from a wealthy local resident. A stipulation was, it had to be large enough to house 700/800 people standing, which figures would have represented half of the people of the village. Many years ago the population of the village was 1500, some of whom would have been employed by the local silk making factory. Today the population is just over 450 and there appears ...