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... flowing to Nimes per day. As we walked on the middle level over the aqueduct we noticed etchings in some of the sandstone that had been done by the builders, the tool of use and their names and it is crazy that 2,000 years later their mark is still there for all to see, kind of like putting your kids footprints or handprints in concete, to last forever. We wandered toward the museum and saw some people taking photos of a tree, yeh odd right, so of course we started ...
... of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape wrong as their website shows this called Vignoble de la Vialle. A good tasting with a great vertical of the last wine to see how this develops.
After this, it was off to Font de Michelle! The Gonnet family has been settled at Bédarrides since 1600. In 1880 Jean Etienne Gonnet built the farmhouse that serves as the headquarters of the estate today.
His grandson, Etienne Gonnet, created Font ...
... it will fit in your luggage, won't it? applies again. It is even better when I get to carry all the shopping! We walk some back streets and find this beautiful old basilica that is spectacular and has wonderful photography opportunities. Lunch was at a restaurant in the Cours Mirabeau and we shared a monster hamburger with fries. French food, like Italian, is marvellous, but sometimes you just crave for something familiar. Found our way out of the parking lot, set up TomTom for ...
Our week of idyll with the family seemed to be over before it had properly started. Apart from being tourists, eating far too much and having the delight of spending a week with our little family, I also managed to fit new brake pads to Just Sue and give her an oil change. This proved to be a little bit of trial. The villa we were calling home was on a steep slope above the river, so I rolled the bike down and found the flat ground needed to do the oil change beside ...
... with salmon rounded out the day.
It rained hard overnight and the few bits of blue at 6am gave way to a drizzle. I cleaned up a ton of grime off my bike, giving particular attention to the rims and the brake pads. There was significant wear of the pads but still some use left.
Full rain gear was the option for all of us. A long, but not too steep climb to Col dOrnon at 1367 m kept us warm. The descent was long and not too steep. ...