Les Bergeries de Ponderach
Travel Blogs from Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres
This prehistory is rich in story, from ice age to glaciers melting and sea levels rising. Through all of these many thousands upon thousands of years, the fauna and flora have their own stories. Our imagination is filled up with visions of woolly rhinoceros among several species of rhinoceros, cave bear, woolly mammoth, reindeer, the stag, ibex, wild sheep, bison, musk ox (a favorite of mine when visiting Nome, Alaska), elephant, horse along ...
Packed up and out of Bonnieux on time then drove in ever decreasing circles in an endeavour to see "all there was to see" of the region, before we hit the road proper and descended on Aix-en-Provence for an afternoon of grand architecture & culture. Impressive buildings, old cobbled street, winding alleys and buzzy little squares with cafés fountains shaded by plane trees. ...
... little bike ride into the village to pick up some local regional rosé which is currently being chilled. We picked up some spaghetti this morning at the local shop so we thought to use up our supplies of tomatoes and garlic with a nice pasta for dinner. Tomorrow should be our last day on the canal as we intend to be at Capastang tomorrow sometime. We will set off in the morning at our ...
... We arrived in Barcelona Sants station and headed off the train into a new adventure.The Catalan language is challenging but you can work your way around the intended meaning of some instructions,we needed tickets on the Metro and had to work out where to go and what to do. We had booked a Boutique Hotel in the Gothic Quarter,on the recommendation of some Australian tourists we met in Narbonne.They had stayed there and they were on their way to take a boat on ...
... of the actual Lascaux cave which houses many cave paintings dating back about 17,000 years. The paintings themselves are quite beautiful and refined, demonstrating shading as well as implying motion through multiple changing images arranged in a row (such as implying that a horse is running). The images depict bison, bulls & cows, rhinoceros, lions and horses, among other animals.
Viewing the paintings and the literally ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed