Hotel Restaurant La Ferme
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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"Living the dream"
We met our charming hostess, Veronique, late yesterday afternoon. Fortunately she speaks and writes in perfect English so instructions were easy to understand. The home is built into ancient city walls and includes a grotto with spa, carved into rock. The layout is interesting with lots of low stone doorways and winding stairways, leading to the various levels. ...
It's time to make my way from Nice back up towards Paris and stop number one is Avignon. Avignon is a little town in France and is built with a fortress wall all the way around the town. I stayed at the POP hostel which hands down has the best hostel bed in Europe. Unfortunately I do not have a picture but hopefully my description will do it ...
This was one of the least stressful travel days. We picked up our train tickets yesterday so had plenty of time to buy pastries for breakfast, pack our bags and see the Russian Cathedral before our 10am train. The TGV (French high speed train) was a comfortable train with assigned seats, and we spent the 3 hour journey either reading or sleeping. Our Airbnb host met us at the Avignon Centre station and it was a three minute walk to our place. The ...
... had 22 arches and measured 900 meters long. During the siege of Avignon Louis VIII ordered it to be almost completely destroyed. Reconstruction work was carried out but the unpredictability of the Rhone caused it much damage. Despite the goodwill of the locals only 4 arches remain today.
Today we did a full day tour - in the morning a couple of vineyards and in the afternoon 3 historic places south and east of Avignon. The vineyards were in the ...
... Neither Rex nor I had ever been in one,
so quite interesting. There was lots of woody detritus in the water, by the
look of the levels, the water was well down, I assume on account of this long
dry autumn. Quite a few fishermen out,
on little flat boats you stand up in. Loads of barges and other tourist boats
going up and down. A few herons and a
number of white swans.
It was as hot as hell in Arles and just like
NZ in the 70's ...