Mas Massacan - Les Chambres de Manon
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Today we headed out of Avignon through the Provence country side south to the city of Les Baux to visit the historic area. It was a beautiful drive through endless round abouts, thank God for our navigation system.
On the return we drove through the small quaint town of St. Remy. There was minimal parking as a bull fight was about to begin.
... provided an atmosphere. They even has an audio visual display that shows some of the shows would have been like that were held there in the early 1900s right up until recently. Including rock concerts in the 70s and 80s from bands such as Dire Straits. More recently it has hosted operas. Sitting in the stands would have provided an excellent view and the acoustics area amazing. The theatre was very impressive and its design still seems to be modelled to this ...
We woke up this morning and had breakfast at our hotel. A Rick Steves tour group stayed where we stayed and many of them were at breakfast as well. The two pupps also joined us.
Well...trying to enter Avignon in our navigation system took a little ...
... the beginning of a 4 day yearly festival of bull fighting. It is the only city in France where bullfighting is allowed and the town celebrates with the theme. The bull fighting was to occur in the Arena
We finally returned to our accommodation, as this was our last night in France. Peter and Joe were to head off to Paris, and Mary and I were to head to Spain.
... not sure how one gets excited about laundry detergent.
As representatives of Canada, Megs had stitched large Canadian flags onto the front of our baseball caps. They were quite prominent when compared to the little Canadian flag luggage tags we had waved around at the Olympics when cheering on the tri-athletes. When the caravan had passed through, we had accumulated quite a collection of freebies. About an hour later, the support vehicles ...
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