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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.
... 2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces, rinsed and dried
1/2 cup white wine
1 cup chicken stock
200g dried figs, halved
Mix the flour, paprika, salt and pepper together then coat the chicken pieces with the mixture.
Heat the oil in a casserole and brown the chicken pieces until golden. Add the wine and chicken stock, bring to the boil, add the ...
... the way back we decided to take the tour of the Musée de la Boulangerie. It displays a period bread oven and bread shop, not so much different than what you see in today's small boulangeries In a 17th-century house, the museum explains the history of bread, from Roman times through Medieval and the French Revolution. Explained is the entire sequence of bread making, from the agrarian civilizations and their farming equipment, through the ...
... hill we had driven down, the hillside around and below is terraced. There was a spring that fed a reservoir to water the gardens however it may have run dry as there was no water in the reservoir and no sign of running water anywhere.
I guess that it is so small also gives it that special something. Everything you would see in a substantial abbey but on a miniature scale. Small central courtyard with just two arch cloisters, small watch towers, small ...