Travel Blogs from Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
We got up early today to get to Montpellier to catch our flight to Rome. Peggy (our GPS in the car) took us on a bit of a wild goose chase to find the airport. Luckily we had left with plenty of time and it wasn't too far that we went before we realized that the airport was not that way. The airport at Montpellier was fairly small, but we could tell that it was growing. With it being a Sunday morning, it was also fairly quiet, making for an easy move ...
It was a short flight and very good one...I was sitting on an outside row away from the widnow seat number 21D....there was a young couple with a young baby sitting with me.....they were natives of Texas but living in Paris, he told me was a computer programmer.
The flight was about 15 minutes late, Claudine was there to greet me, I swear she gets younger that ...
... Lavender with distant views of Mountains. Our intention was to find this beautiful canyon with swimming, canoeing and kayaking called Lake du saint Croix that we saw on the net that was at the start of what is called the Gorges Du Vernon. We actually drove past where we wanted to go and started driving through the gorge with the most amazing views of the lake below but I had to turn around. What a place we came to, we parked up, put our toggs on and headed to the water which ...
... this road seems to see a car every couple of minutes during the afternoon, but I was fairly sure that would stop once it was dark, and it's the only place I'd found so far where I felt like I could probably camp without being noticed. The sun didn't set until 9:30, and it was only 3 or so, so I busted out the Trangia and made myself a cup of tea. Oh my there are a lot of bugs. Thousands of those grass flies that go in your mouth when you're riding a push bike, and ...
... of the beautiful soaps.
Next stop La Baux, glad we weren't driving, so steep and narrow as the village is cut out of a cliff, just spectacular. The town is set up for tourists as every shop had souvenir items. Back to the ship for lunch.
Lunch every day is a smorgasboard arrangement in the dining room or you can have sandwiches in the sky ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center