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Maison Pic lives up to it's reputation for a chic place to stay - beautifully appointed rooms, a modern and tasty bistro and a sublime three start restaurant. Staff are friendly and courteous and made the entire experience a good one.
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... for our cruise.
During dinner our boat arrived at our destination of Viviers. After dinner we took a guided evening walk through this charming town dating back to the Middle Ages. There are still many people living in this historical town with cobblestone roads, narrow and curved alleys, and many examples of Renaissance architecture. This town definitely brought you back in ...
... if we were simply guests of a local family. Communication was difficult but rewarding. The beautiful location added to an authentic French country experience.
Sadly our stomachs turned from flutters to groans as all food outlets including supermarkets were closed......not sure I can face bread and cheese again for a while.
I think the Pyrenees are calling.....
... on the river Rhone and we had a lovely walk in the SUN SHINE as the photos will prove.
We found a nice camp site 5 mins out of town and have just come back from a walk around the village and a glass of red, so we could use the Internet. Tomorrow we plan to carry onto Avignon, find a nice camp site and settle down for 4/5 days and hope we have seen the last of the rain.
It will be great to actually see something other than the backs of ...
... the Avignon Philharmonic Orchestra magnificent. Our table of 4 couples, Americans, Melbournians and 2 Sydneysiders gelled well as we had mostly connected on previous occasions. A lot of fun and laughter, before we strolled back to the waiting boat on a very mild and beautiful night. Day 29: This morning was marked by mild temp but also by the strong and gusty 'mystral' wind. We headed out for our excursion to the ...
... rather more noticeable on the way back up! We then drove down the Ardeche gorge where the river had risen 7 metres overnight! The Pont d'Arc is a well known feature where the river has created a natural bridge which is very dramatic.
On our return we learnt that the damage to the boat has not been solved and we have to wait for engineers to hopefully solve the problem tomorrow but our trips carry on as planned - just a little more time in the coaches to get to the ...