Travel Blogs from Nīmes
... Fazer had chain problems ... A local Peugeot shop tried to help and in another shop I did it myself but the problem remained ... Luckily the owner guided us to a local motorshop and they fixed the problem so that I could drive to Montpellier. And it worked! After 650km and driving for more than 15hours we finally arrived at the apartment at 2.30h ... Hopefully we can fix the ...
This morning after breakfast Craig and Terry dropped us into Avignon and went off to Mont Ventoux – Craig has been sick and so he only did half of it. Plus the weather was very cold up there so even Terry found it a little challenging – but he did it so he was Man of Mountain for today. Mary and I walked through a very quiet Avignon and initially went to see the Palais des Papes ...
Friends and Fam, Well it's hard to sum up an amazing 2 weeks in Provence, but here are a few pictures to help. I am on my way to Paris right now and then Belgium on Friday. Am thinking of staying in Belgium and Amsterdam for a few weeks, but of course you never know which way the wind blows. Who knows where I'll end up! Provence is great and I highly ...
... river boats moored so that tourists could explore Avignon.
A bit of history:
In 1033 Avignon passed to the Holy Roman Empire. With the German rulers at a distance, Avignon set up as a republic with a consular form of government, between 1135 and 1146.
At the end of the twelfth century, Avignon declared itself an independent republic, but independence was crushed in 1226 during the crusade against the Albigenses . After the citizens refused to open ...
... maybe no gladiators! We are quite disappointed that we have spent less than a day here, but I really only wanted to use it as a base to see the sights nearby. As it turns out the amphitheatre is not lit at nights - only in winter and there was major roadworks near the matador statue. We didn't have time to see the Pont du Gard, but we have, and will see plenty more, old ruins and Roman ...
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