Residence la Turra
- Outdoor pool
- Babysitting service
- High-speed internet in room
- Heated pool
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... was feeding the convicted criminals and prisoners of war to the beasts. Quite a barbaric form of entertainment and not one that was greatly appreciated amongst the spectators hence the reason for leaving the arena. After the lunch break it was time for the Gladiators to make an appearance, however it was not quite as gruesome as legend may have it. It was very rare that gladiators were actually killed in the arena and certainly not ...
What a glorious day to wake up to. The sun was shining, not a cloud in the sky and not a puff of wind, today is going to be awesome. We headed to Remoulins just north of Nimes to have a look at even grander Aqueduct than that at Castries and it didn't disappoint. Pont Du Gard. This piece of engineering is truly spectacular and to think that it was constructed in the years around 50AD is even more amazing and the fact that it is still standing is significant. This aqueduct ...
... as they had found that it was a good idea to have a bridge over the river. After lunch we then went to the Palace of the Popes. It was huge! With hundreds of steps! In the 13th & 14th centuries the popes headquarters was in Avignon rather than Rome - it was all political of course & it was quite interesting to look at the portraits of the French popes & they all looked very alike. At one time there was even 2 popes at the one time because of the ...
... occurrence in the ancient arena. We line up and purchase tour tickets and make our way down underground along the vaulted corridor out into the seating area of the arena. The tour is really a waste of time and we are not impressed as we all sit on the hard benches in the blazing sun and listen to a recording of the history of the arena. So we wander discreetly away and find a cafe for coffee and croissant.
Nimes is quite a pretty city ...
... dined on barbequed lamb and homemade beans as we enjoyed the company of locals Peter and Henrietta, as well as a German family of five who were trekking their way through Burgundy. The German husband and French wife were both fluent in English as were their children.
We continued the next day towards the city of Colmar in the Alsace-Lorraine region, passing through the village of Chateau-Chiron that was ...