Les Vieilles Granges
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... and emerald-green wooded hillsides.
This morning you'll arrive in Viviers—the gateway to Provence—where you’ll enjoy a closer look at this charming town on an included walking tour. Then you'll have free time to explore on your own.
... were giddy being so subversive in front of pope palace!
tomorrow we get a walking tour of the city, then at 2p get on a bus to see where Van Gogh painted and some neato light and art show in some caves. I intend to bring both the iPad and iPhone into town in hopes of uploading my photos via wifi that allows more bandwidth (or something). Now we're down to our last 3 days of vacation!
We are sailing today from Lyon to Tournon, there has been a lot of rain so the Rhone river is on Orange alert, which means that big ships cannot sail. The reason is that the Rhone has several locks, which are really really fascinating. I've never sailed on a boat like this before (not to brag, but I have been assigned the role of ballast on a catamaran previously) so these locks are so great! ...
... over 6 hours and more than 50 euro in tolls!
Corri laughed when I packed a small tool kit, but for some reason our rear bumper managed to lose some retaining pins and started to flap - duck tape to the rescue!
Had forgotten that France really does shut down on Sundays, so struggled to find an open restaurant, supermarket or petrol station - but finally we're refuelled and ready to hit the South Coast ...
... as the tasting here we were to have a rather nice lunch. First, the wines.
1. St Pérey – “Les Sauvagères” 2012 – 13.5%
100% Marsanne (but usually contains 5% Roussanne). 15% new oak but for only a few months – again, the region is looking to use oak to season not dominate the character of the wines.
Pale, clear and bright. Very floral, some peach. Soft, subtle with good ...