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Hi lovely people,
As you all know we started hitchhiking on monday. We started in Antwerp and are know in the south of France, it took us three days to get here in Nyons. The people we met in the past days were incredible and very helpfull, all except the people in Paris. They were rude, not helpfull at all and hitchhiking out of Paris was like the Blair witch project movie all over ...
... from Sedona, Arizona. Completely different to the terrain we have been seeing. It seems that going in different directions only by 15 minutes can change the landscape significantly. Roussillon is situated within one of the biggest ochre deposits in the world.
Along the way we came across sunflowers and more lavender fields. Because it has been so hot and dry this week the lavender has matured even in the short time we have ...
... exciting one, as we wanted to take a secondary route and Garmin led us through some hair-raising roads (read narrow, with hairpin turns and many curves and high drop-offs! My foot was a-dancin' on the imaginary brake on my side!)...but we were rewarded, as we usually are if we keep our cool, by stumbling upon the exceptional Abbaye de Senanque, a 12thC ...
... was much more slender, with finer flowers and the overall look from a distance was a much more subdued greyish colour with tinges of purple. The smell of both was unmistakably lavender. It was very peaceful wandering along farm tracks, crossing creeks and irrigation canals and just soaking up the Provençal sunshine. Back to Sault for a picnic lunch in the park watching about ten artists painting the adjacent valley and mountains; some in oils and ...
We awoke again and had a lovely breakfast. I will miss the croissants and pastries and bread for breakfast when I get home. We left the barge at 9:30 and were driven into Orange. This town is famous for an amazing 2000 year old Roman amphitheatre. Again I will defer to the master for the relevant historical details of this town. My contribution is that the weather was very warm, about 30 degrees and the amphitheatre has hosted a number ...