Hotel Marquis de la Baume
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
We returned ...
... planning to catch the 10:56 train to Nimes. The tickets were 50 euro each. We noticed a train to Nimes leaving at 10:26 am, so we decided to jump on that train. Mistake. Once the train was underway, the train official checking tickets looked at ours and, in French of course, informed us we were on a train requiring reservations. I did my best to explain in French that it was our first time visiting and we didn't understand. Thankfully, he didn't ...
... uses, and daily lives of the citizens and the gladitors.
We had to cut our visit to Nimes short. We would have liked to stroll the inviting pedestrian lanes, but we had a 5:30 date with Sandi. We were worried that we wouldn't make it because of the rush hour traffic and because we didn't have directions out of town. We headed in the general direction we wanted to go, found a major street and eventually ...
By the time we got our A into G and it wasn't raining we jumped on a bus to Nimes. Nice homes as we headed North West of Arles, very agricultural area, of course this is where the Rhone heads out to sea helping to make an enormous delta South of Arles. Part of this delta area is used for the making of salt, the area is well known for it's wildlife.
We got a bit tripped up ...
We enjoyed lunch by one of the view points of the bridge.
After lunch we explored the area and walked to the highest point allowable
We returned to Nimes by bus, and prepared for dinner. Tonight we went to "Le Artiste" for dinner recommended by the hotel's Concierge Pascal.
As we were enjoying our meal we could hear music coming from everywhere.
Once we finished our meals we walked around ...