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Travel Blogs from St-Rémy-de-Provence
When we decided to go to the south of France, we originally thought we would take the train. However, we would have to use the high speed rail for part of it, which requires a reservation, and we were not allowed to make a reservation from our Switzerland home. Since we knew we would need a car in Provence anyway, so we decided to …
... the gorge towards our next destination, Banon, home of an amazing goats cheese only produced there! Cruising through the alps it was a lovely 21-22 degrees as we passed Greolieres and then across the plateau near Thorenc. Not far down the road we turned right onto a slightly more main road and almost missed the little shop selling local produce - there are plenty of them around, but this one stood out! Upon closer inspection, there were about 10 cheeses, 5 from the immediate ...
... up for what she believed in. Even though all the adults and older kids were going along with it, she spoke out from her heart and was completely genuine and appalled that looks would even be a factor in friendships. And she is completely right. We always talk about how women are so critical on themselves. We wonder why young girls are already so self conscious, and we blame it on magazines, television, or the need to impress men... But really... The problem ...
... Du Gard for picnic lunch.
It was very hot and we enjoyed a shaded picnic on a canope along the river below Pont Du Gard on the right bank. The aquaduct was very special as it has 3 levels and carried water in Roman days to cities of Nimes, Orange etc.
... able to tell her they were flying buttresses, no doubt something I had learned on a visit to the very same cathedral many years before with my own parents. Armed with this knowledge, Lauren pointed to the supports criss-crossing the ceiling overhead and said, "aren't those flying buttholes?" Tomorrow we will visit Aix-en-Provence and, most likely Nimes, however that may well change so you'll just have to check back for our next blog installment. Love you all, ...
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