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... also about the building itself. We were taken behind the scenes to see areas of the Palais that a general walk through doesn't access. The Palais is huge and impersonal. The rooms are not scaled for warmth and coziness. Like Hailes Abbey only about twenty priestly types lived there although there were many support staff who worked there during the day. We learned all sorts of interesting stuff like the fact that one of the King Louis ...
... Very old, very narrow, and very stone. Then to Avignon to stay right in the centre of this walled-city. Hotel de L'Horloge overlooking the main square - had to park 700 metres away and 'drag' though. Walked the inside for a few hours, found an Irish pub for a pint and then observed how the palais and cathedral looked at night. Beautiful. Warm night; so listened to the sounds of the square through our window and planned our trip out of ...
Monday 29 September
Today was St Remy de Provence day, home to famous artists like Van Gogh. We also saw the house were Nostradamus was born. It is very touristy but the old part is very pretty.
We went to buy a drink ad noticed a lot of people waiting at a roundabout ...
Sunday 28 September
Went to the brocante fair and market at L'isle Sur La Sourge. It was brilliant. There was stall after stall of vintage and antique silver, lamps, books, porcelain, you name it. The prices were higher than in other places but it is known as the antique capital of Provence.
We walked around the fresh food markets where they sell cheese and fruit and olives, clothes, souvenirs and soap. ...
... the back seat, yet we still got lost.
lots of funny moments in the car.
The gospel singers were good and the acoustics in the church helped, as they did not have any microphones or speakers.
The last 3 days have been really good with our friends.
Still suffering from a lack of sleep, as the nights are warm and the locals don't own clocks. They just don't seem to know when it is time to go home to bed.