Hotel des Colonnes
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- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Banquet room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... off a few stops early because of road works (thanks to the solicitous Frenchwoman who overheard our plans and gave us directions), we got to see some of these right up close as we walked by.
The high-ceiling, airy and light-filled studio was just as Cezanne had left it, preserved by a friend who bought it when he died in 1906, and retained with all his possessions in situ. The item that most captured ...
... When we could drag ourselves away we went to the Granet museum, a small gallery that has a Rembrandt self portrait, a couple of Picassos, some original Cézannes and many other 16th and 17th century artworks by artists I wasn't familiar with. In addition to the paintings, there was a room of sculpted marble figures that were evocative, sensual and very classical, and another room full of busts of "famous" local figures.
The main exhibition floor was given over ...
... and has proved some of the science.
In my previous life, we had monitored vibrations at Didcot power station to ensure that the massive pulses of energy taken by JET were not affecting the grid and the generators.
ITER is a further stage in research then there will have to be a demonstration device before production versions (all scaled up of course)
End of Physics lesson.
For me it was a fantastic experience just being ...
... Pete made his way to one of the last stalls still open and bought some Provence style potatoes (in a sun dried tomato and herb oil) - delicious! Rob had a freshly made baguette. We also got some eclairs from the local patisserie and sat on the steps of the local town hall listening to a busker singing lovely songs in French. Back in the car, we set the GPS to take us to Fontaine de Vaucluse - a small village set on the banks of a natural spring. We scored a car park close to ...
We stopped and got a little lunch at a café, did some more people watching, and agreed that we both needed a little down time. We went back to our hotel and staged a well-needed veg-out. All this exploring/traipsing can wear a person out.
Back out to dinner at another café. We prefer casual meals, so we gravitate to
the cafes rather than ...