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Here we are just outside of Nimes and still at our gorgeous little farm. Today we headed to the bustle of Nimes to check out what's happening. Well......... We found the set for Russell Crowes Gladiator only it is NOT a set, it is the rigidige colosseum, and yes, the arena was used in the movie Gladiator. The most pristine Roman colosseum in Europe. It was built at the end of the 1st century AD. As we went through self guided tour you ...
... flowing to Nimes per day. As we walked on the middle level over the aqueduct we noticed etchings in some of the sandstone that had been done by the builders, the tool of use and their names and it is crazy that 2,000 years later their mark is still there for all to see, kind of like putting your kids footprints or handprints in concete, to last forever. We wandered toward the museum and saw some people taking photos of a tree, yeh odd right, so of course we started ...
We arrived at Fontvielle.
We went to look around the streets at 5:00 in the afternoon.
While we were walking around the streets my brother split open his leg.
My Dad had to carry him back to the house.
The next day we went to Arles for a day trip to walk around, and look at all the Christmas stuff all around the streets and the markets.
And we ...
... t take long to look around and we head of in the tiny car to Aix en Provence were we enjoyed another lovely lunch. I managed to trip over in the front door of the cafe and fell flat on my face. I am scarlet with humiliation and the staff all rush to assist me. We are seated next to a couple from Devon England and they are enchanting dinner companions who tell us about some of the wonderful places they have visited and i add their suggestions to my list ...
... chocolat tasting!!!
We arrived as strangers and left as friends, what wonderful people that have had some really bad times with Eric having had an extremely bad accident, I think Carol is a superwoman holding their world together and Eric is a superman to - to not give up on getting himself back to normal a walking miracle.
What a great experience, was great to meet Chris and hopefully we will catch up with him in Vancouver - one ...
Other places to stay in Fontvieille
22 Avenue D'Arles, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $94
36 Avenue des Baux, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Route des Baux, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $92
6 Chemin des Fourques, Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $103
Quartier Saint-Jean - D 33 A , Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $56
3 Rue Plumelets, Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $129