Mas de l'Oulivie
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Bright start to the morning after a good night's sleep. A light breakfast and then off to explore Arles. It's a fairly large town. It has a Bull Ring, an Roman amphitheatre and it gave van Gogh a home to paint his Sunflowers. He shared his flat with his mate, Gaugin before they fell out and Goghy went short sighted! ( he cut his ear off and so his specs wouldn't stay on - boom boom) We didn't ...
... Sunday-afternoon-chill-after-the-Sunday -roast Movies, 'A Good Year' starring Russell Crowe. If you haven't seen it, get it. It's great. All set in the area we are staying in, its a perfect antidote to the modern busy lives we all lead (or led in my own case :-). A pic of me and Shep by the fountain in the movie is here. Some organic gin for aperitif, average Rose poorly selected by amateur Sommelier Dimmock and some good food, we drank, ate, chatted and relaxed. How wonderful ...
... out. As it said they had 3 rooms we just drove into the town and we're delighted with a beautifully presented hotel with a friendly helpful manager who recommended nearby places to eat. After bringing in the bags we walked down the road and ended up in the Restaurant Terminus where I had an aperitif Provençal (rosé with syrup of orange, apricot and peach) a little sweet but delicious. We ordered formule menus - I had Crespéou ...
The town of St. Remy de Provence is not far from Les Baux. The drive was beautiful and we stopped a lot for pictures. In fact, I amused myself with one in the driver’s mirror of John and Tomi with cameras up…..except it got my ...
... and music your senses return to quietness and you have time to return to your self. Time to reflect until slowly, as though from the earth itself, tendrils of leaves start to grow around the walls. They climb the 50 metre heights, weaving around the space, overhead and underfoot, curling delightfully. Like time motion photography on acid, golden and green. This sequence moves into a series of utopian societies, little roads appear around ...