Hotel le Rodin
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- 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 ...
The cars were left parked near the apartment for the day as we explored Arles...but some words on the apartment first (thanks to Kelly's parents). Only 50m away is the ancient arena, L'Amphitheatre, built in 90AD. The dining/living area has a great view of the arena. Downstairs in the basement is a fully equipped kitchen/laundry. Upstairs, ...
... a bit of a rigmarole as we turned up at the collection point to find it was a huge supermarket complex, the help desk sent us to another desk, who sent us to another desk who finally knew what we wanted and printed out our tickets. We returned to our little barn, got ready and set off on the hours drive to the Thèâtre Antique, we were a little early, probably about four hours because it didn't start until 9:30pm, but I was a little worried about parking. We ...
... Arlay or Arlair depending on accents). On the way we crossed the very narrow Canal du Midi which was built to connect the Atlantic with the Mediterranean. It has locks and pretty plane trees lining it but today it is mainly used by recreational barges. We also passed Montpellier which has the world's oldest university, established in 1220. Nostradamus studied Astronomy and Science there. The scenery was very pretty around there with rolling fields ...
... old Roman aqueduct. It's intact and the best-preserved Roman aqueduct in Europe. It took five years to build, but couldn't be used for the first 30 years because the slope was slightly off and the water wouldn't flow properly. They finally got it working correctly, and it was in use till the 5th century. A bridge was built right alongside it in the 18th century, so we could walk across -- getting a good view of the arches -- and up to a nice viewpoint ...