ResidHotel Grand Prado
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... as an alternative excursion. On this five hour tour, we enjoyed this quaint seaside village, Les Calanques, and the perfume store/museum where you could purchase fine colognes and perfumes, L'eau de Cassis. Cassis is also known for its white wines but having already partaken in Italy yesterday, we decided to forego it in the interest of taking a boat excursion of 45 minutes out to ...
Slow start to the day, the French eat so late we were having dinner at 10pm last night so no surprise we didn't wake until 8am this morning, the last thing I wanted was Breakfast. We got a few things sorted with Carol and Eric for our little apartment, my first job is to clean the kitchen area, its recently been painted throughout and the bathroom is all new, we have a brand new bed. As you know the French love to have lunch so that was next ...
... a very long road for him to get back to functioning properly. Life can change in a moment so it brings us back to reality and to live in the moment you are in and not in what we are planning next. We have to speak as much french as possible so our conversations are a mixture of french words with English to fill in the gaps and vice-versa with Carol having very good English and also her eldest ...
... morning. Wow, what a dinner....salmon a la Boris. It was fabulous. Also has made me realise that high quality cooking skills may become a mandatory requirement for all future visitors.
We headed to bed around 11pm and my stomach was again uncomfortable. This time it became worse as the night rolled on and I made the call to head to the hospital around 3am. It was only five minutes away and, unlike in Australia, there was no queue.
It did not fill ...
... stopped at Rousillon, reputedly one of the most beautiful villages in France. It is in the Luberon National Park and is famous for its ochre pits, which were developed in the 18th century for the textile trade, but are now longer in use. We had a long walk through these gorgeous pits, then had lunch at a restaurant overlooking a stunning fertile valley. In the area they grow peaches and cherries for crystallised fruit production.
During the Second World War ...
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