Travel Blogs from Montpellier
We arrived after a long day to be greeted with a thousand cafés, bars and restaurants setting up for some sort of street party. There signs up advertising bullfights so we guessed that was the reason. We found out as we were booking out that they will be having bullfights for a week and are expecting a million people to attend. Thank God we didn't turn up in the middle of that ...
We drove the long way to the Carmargue today. The guide books are offputting as they describe gangs of thieves who target foreign cars. Once we had turned off the main road at Arles, the land immediately became flat with big skies. Almost immediately we came across the white horses that the area is famous for, grazing by the roadside.
Just short of Sts Maries we stopped at the ornithological park. Initially we took the wrong ...
... us in
their Hymers. Andrew Martin from
Bowen/Melbourne walked with us for a day.
His wonderful photographs are below.
John McL walked with me over the
first big hill. Ramo and Lyn at the
wheel safely arrived at our next town! The path was narrow, briar
littered, stony, full of uneven steps, little signage and lonely. Few pilgrims on the road this year!
i have been in agde in estern in my grandfather home. i have visited museums : haribo museum, school museum . . . it was boring. i have ate fish and octopus. the octopus was rubber, strange, gut. i have visited town, i have did shopping, i have ate many ice cream : vanilla, caramel, barbapapa, chewing gum, violet . . . i have been in sea every day. it was a wonderful travel !
Thursday, July 4, 2013
First of all: Happy Birthday to Dejo!!!!
We started the day with some coffee, and a baguette from the food truck. Dejo went to retrieve the towels from the clothesline, only to find that they were gone. We don't think they were stolen on purpose (they weren’t new, not pretty, not large). More likely, some fellow was sent out by his wife to get the towels off the clothesline, and he – not knowing any better – just grabbed ...