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Travel Blogs from Uzès
... sees me carefully reading the lonely planet guide for Avignon. Well, actually reading and scribbling to indicate paragraphs of interest. She starts a conversation, mostly in English!! It turns out, she used to be a writer for lonely planet, and saw me defacing "her" old magazine. She now lives in Paris and is the publisher for some French trail walking guides. I'd ...
We made a half day trip to Arles from Nimes by train.
Being a small village we were able to see most of what there was in the central part quite easily. There is the main arena, roughly the same size as the arena in Nimes, and also the Ampitheatre nearby, which is mostly ruins now.
The other main attraction of ...
Weekend trip to catch up with some mates.
We simply wandered around the streets of central Nimes, which is a small town with quite a large Ancient Roman influence.
Most of the time was spent around the Arena and the nearby streets, visiting cafes, restaurants and shops.
The 'icon' of this little town is a palm tree and a crocodile.
Unfortunately, most things were ...
... breakfast, Chris, Ethan and I headed off to Avignon, a city about thirty minutes by car whilst the others would enjoy a quiet stroll around town. Driving out of the little cobblestone lane, we were forced to turn our mirrors in on both sides to achieve a clearance of just five centimetres on each side to squeeze past the walled side of the lane and a delivery van – I felt like an air traffic controller manoeuvring an aircraft ...
... could travel light for the final leg.
Very fast trip to Uzes, with a steep climb that did not trouble us at all, is this what they call fitness?????
Rode into the square to a fantastic reception from friends & looks of bemusement from onlookers.Several beers & sparkling wine to celebrate the achievement.
Total 706 miles 7205 mtrs climbed
WE DID IT.