- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... a souvenir shop to look for a patch and the gentleman running the shop started talking to me and I had to stop him because I didn't know what he was saying and he said, "Oh, Italian!" I said no, English. He assumed I was from England and started talking about British football and said he thought I was Italian because of my accent when I said bonjour. He was a super sweet guy. I found my buildings and watched a ferry unload before getting a crepe and returning ...
... and turned out to be a fascinating afternoon. The Camp des Milles is a memorial/museum and set up in an old tile factory that was used as an internment camp during WWII. From 1939-1942 it was used in three different capacities by the French government; first as an internment camp for foreigners who were assumed to be spies or in cooperation with the Nazi regime aka "enemy subjects", second as a transit and internment ...
After the cruise, we went by coach back to Avignon to catch a TGV train to Marseille. We're staying in an apartment about 200m from the Old Port area. The area (apart from the harbour front) is a tad scruffy but our apartment is great. It’s in an old building, on the second floor, and is huge! We overlook a very lively pedestrian mall with lots of bars, cafes and people traffic. How wonderful, we thought - until we went to bed on our first ...
... we were cruising through the countryside among the numerous villages that make this such a picturesque place while on our way to and from the Mediterranean. Of course a dip in the Mediterranean was a must. The water seems more buoyant and definitely warmer than many places we've swum. What a treat!
The many small villages of Provence we got to visit here were quite amazing in as much as they have been lived in for hundreds of years and looking not ...
... Now I'll admit that the local honey is more interesting when infused with lavender (this is, after all, Provence where absolutely everything seems to have a lavender variant - lavender liqueur anyone? Or how about some lavender-infused salmon pâté?) but the rosemary jellies and the sage & sassafras ice cream are really debasements of a good original concept!
Speaking of ice cream, this is Avril's compelling passion. OK, I get it that a stroll through a town on ...