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... favorite feeling in the world. Too bad so many people make “plans” in life. Just live in the moment and see where time takes you instead, that’s a much (yes, I just wrote mutch and could not think of the right way to spell it) better way to be able to live your life, no?
The next day we were able to take the tram to the end of the line and walk the rest of the way to the beach. My first time on a tram! And a wonderful soft sanded beach. I ...
Avignon - Saturday
Arrival in Avignon 3 hours later and we wheel our bags through to the Hertz rental at the TGV station to pick up our car, a cute little Fiat 500
The day is surprisingly hot but without the humidity we experience at home in Queensland. It seemed like we stood in line for hours and finally we are finished signing all the documents.
Did Madam and Monsieur wish to hire a navigator for their journey. "non merci" we ...
... close to the airport but everyone tells me I should not walk it) and says to wait. A lovely French man says he's also going to a near by hotel and we can share a taxi. Turns out everyone is charged 10 Euro, regardless.
Got to the Hotel and woke Sam up. Lovely to see him again, but he's quite sick (head cold).
Nice buffet b'fast at the hotel and we drive off in the hire car to explore Marseilles. It's quite a large port town. Drive past the fort and head ...
... a dress shop just around the corner, and voila! The first one we saw in the shop that I tried on, I decided was the one! Of course with my indecisiveness there was a bit of umming and ahhing, but with Anna’s reassurance and help the deal was done. Thank you Anna for all your help. I think our persistence paid off, and I love the fact that I bought my wedding dress with you in Nimes! Now I just have to keep it hidden from Mikey for the next few months!
... than I expected on the inside. It was designed so that the crowd could be seated and dispersed quickly; would you believe that it is a 'vomitorium'? It is essentially the same design that we use today in stadiums. The seating within the arena was very important. Each level of society had a spot where they could sit; one could not sit in a spot that was above or below one's social level. As such, the most important families and dignitaries got the seats closest ...