Mercure Arles Camargue
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... class windows, just stunning, and lovely and cool inside. Then back home for dinner, we have a designated "Party Night" in recognition of the boys 60th birthday, Nicola made a lovely risotto, and I contributed a very yummy chocolate brownie for dessert. And Dave provides 2 lovely bottles of Verve to kick the party off, a lovely night with Goz having another dip in the Jacuzzi!!!!!! Another lovely day comes to a ...
... for our first local tourist adventure and to do a pick up at the Railway station. Avignon has a beautiful historic town Centre and a huge palace for the Pope's called Palace De Papes, the church is currently under restoration so closed for tourists. We have a wander through the local flea market and then a look around the old town Centre and a lovely gelato. Then it's off to the TGV train station to pick up a visitor. And then home for a late dinner of burgers and off to bed.
... photos with the tablet we can attach a few to give you an idea of this dreadful place!!!!!! It's 36 degrees today so pretty hot for me but a couple of dips in the pool help with that. I had thought about going to church this morning but we had a very big sleep first night here, slept from 10.30pm to 9.15am this morning so church was off.... Instead we wandered down to the boulangrč and got some bread for lunch, ...
... also a beautiful church with a golden Mary statue on top. That was the end of our tour and we all split up. Lilah, Pappas, Kym, Ang, Rhi, Liam, Fauve, Micheal, Steph and I walked through the lovely gardens which are behind the church and papal palace. They had a great view of the surrounding countryside and over the River Roam (???). After getting a gelato we wandered through the backstreets of Avignon and saw lots ...
... by cheesy karaoke-style background sounds. Jill and I often ended up in a piano bar in Atlanta in the mid-70's, a stretch grand with stools. Rusty was the owner, a crusty broad who would put any drink we ordered on the man's bill that had most recently tried to hit on us. I asked the ancient piano player once if she could sing "Georgia On My Mind" and she barked "Rusty can sing the hell out of it," ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking