ResidHotel Le Mayflower
- Swimming pool
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27 November 2014
Four days ago we arrived here, in Arles (pronounced Ahl), a small town in the south of France. We are staying in a very old and large building. We aren't quite sure how it’s all organised, but a couple run a bed & breakfast here. We aren’t sure how many rooms they own within the building. We suspect other people live here as well.
The building has multiple floors, and is quite a valuable old building. In ...
All the drinkers from the night before are looking forward to our tour of Chateau Nuef de Pape. We wind the bus through 8000 acres of grapes to arrive at the summer palace of the popes, now in ruins from WWII Nazi damage, and then on to the winery where Ben, the vintner, explains the nuances of the three wines we sample. Caution needed to be exercised tonight at dinner in order to avoid Andy and Joan. Another night of "long story ...
Our first shore excursion is to Arles for a morning walking tour and an included visit to the Roman Amphitheatre as well as the arena and theatre with our well informed guide Caroline. We get the history of the Roman settlement with it medieval architecture. The city is also famous for its Roman obelisk made of red granite. We visit the Old Hospital of Arles built in the 16th and 17th centuries now named "Espace Van Gogh" ...
... outpost on the Northern Mediterranean. It was eventually conquered by the Romans and continued to grow as a port city along with the other port on that coast, Marseilles. Competition between the two port cities continued for centuries until, down in Rome, the struggle between Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great came to a head. Marseilles threw its support behind Pompey and the Senate while Arles provided military support to Julius Caesar. After Caesar's victory, he rewarded ...
... to wait when we got to the basin/lock so we tied up and wandered across the bridge and watched the performance of boats in the basin. We then wandered further on and found a place selling wine and vegetables.
We headed back to the boat and got serious about going into the basin/lock. Like the staircase earlier it was no big deal and soon we were on our way down the canal again with the Etang only 9 kms away.
It was a different experience leaving the ...