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... flowing to Nimes per day. As we walked on the middle level over the aqueduct we noticed etchings in some of the sandstone that had been done by the builders, the tool of use and their names and it is crazy that 2,000 years later their mark is still there for all to see, kind of like putting your kids footprints or handprints in concete, to last forever. We wandered toward the museum and saw some people taking photos of a tree, yeh odd right, so of course we started ...
We said goodbye to Sablet this morning about 7:45am.
We were sad to leave, as our three weeks in Provence have exceeded all our expectations and we could easily have stayed, comfortably much longer. It's very likely that we will return someday.
It was cloudy and overcast this morning and according to the forecast we should expect it all day. We took a short cut across the vineyards heading north and planning to intersect the autoroute ...
Today we visited Domaine Mourchon, owned and operated by the McKinlay family ( Mr McKinlay, his wife, their daughter and son-in-law).
The McKinlays moved to France in 1998 and bought an existing vineyard of predominately Grenache grape vines. They built a winery on the property along with their home and began making wine about 10 years ago.
Some of the vines are over 50 years old and coupled with the soil, terrain, ...
The month of September is harvest time for the vineyards of the Vaucluse department of Provence.
Everywhere we go we see small groups of 6-10 grape pickers out in the vineyards, followed by a narrow cart that is pulled between the rows by a small tractor. The tractor-pulled-carts, nearly overflowing with grapes, travel along the roads with us heading to the various processing points which can be a ...
The village of Sablet is in Vaucluse, a Department of France (similar to our states) in the region of Provence, located in the southeastern corner of France.
Sablet is a relatively new village, founded in the 14th century. Our gite is in a stone/mortar building that is over 700 years old in the center of this wall encircled medieval village. The French and the Romans built ...