Les Jardins de Fontanille
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... and action from all of the sectors of "entertainment" from the first scheduled entertainment which was beast versus beast, ie bear vs lion, the 2nd scheduled event, the hunting where the hunter hunts it's prey, ie, a lion, tiger, bear or whatever is available at the time. Not a contest really, poor animals. During the lunch break when most spectators leave their seats and go for drinks and food they bring on the next round of ...
... to bring water from Ulez (the source) to Nimes and was used till the 6th century. It took approximately 15 years to complete and 80% of the aqueduct was underground so to speak. We took a side path and ended up on the top level of the aqueduct and were surprised to see how deep and wide the channel was, to imagine the amount of water flowing through this funnel each day is beyond comprehension for the day, there was approximately 2,000,000 (two million) cubic litres ...
David up early to see Robyn off and be back up in case her taxi didn't appear, but all good and she was off to nimes at 7.00 to catch the tram to Paris. Then Eurostar to London, Our first stop today was the abbey a beautiful location and quite a big monastery. Turned out you could stay there and it had a good restaurant but only open on weekends. The abbey wasn't open but we enjoyed walking around and nice to be in ...
Tuesday September the 16th
Off we go in the tiny car to Arles. It is very early morning and beautifully cool and crisp. The morning is clear and bright but there is not too much to see in Arles, on reflection i think we may have been a bit early as there are some really interesting things to see, and i put it on our list to do on our next visit.
We venture onto Nimes where we visit the Roman arena. I am horrified to find that bullfighting is still ...
... mid-afternoon and nobody would serve us a meal, so we headed on.
All in all, we had a great time in Provence. We saw many wonderful villas to rent with great views and pools, which seemed a bit ridiculous to rent for just two people but would be great fun with a big group of people. So maybe some day we can come back and do that. (Any takers?)
Next we are headed to the beach, the French Riviera!