Hotel des Colonnes
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... so much. They stop at the bridge of Pont St. Julien for photos and then take a couple more photos of the beautiful ochre cliffs at the top of Rousillon. The weather turns harsh as they prepare to return to our house and the rain begins to pour down. They decide to depart in the rain, and are thankful that the rain stops after they make the 4 mile descent from Rousillon to the valley floor. The route ...
I had the salade de campignarde (sp?) and Hunter had pasta carbonara. We had tea again afterwards, just relaxing. This time, instead of the Turkish black tea, we had Kenyan black tea. We entertained ourselves by taking turns naming countries until we couldn't name anymore. We need to work on the African countries.
We walked back to the hotel, and we're preparing for our departure to Marseilles tomorrow. We're really looking forward to getting to Morocco!
... waiting for us to see!
What a joy to feel and smell endless lavender and sunflowers side by side - miles and miles of them!
After a bit of "babyfoot" in a village and watched locals play petanque by a castle, we headed back to Esparron for dinner and a relaxing evening in the castle.
... country roads along windy hills and mountains to a village on hilltop called Gourdon for lunch.
Then we started to drive towards our next destination - near the Gorge of Verdon to Esparron du Verdon, where we stayed at the village Chateau.
This part of the trip was a nice surprise - along the ...
... lavender and is just 4km from the centre of Gordes. We arrived just in time as it's harvest season and they were busy harvesting, arriving a day or so later would have meant that all the lavender would have disappeared, so our timing was very fortunate. The smell of cut lavender in the air was an unforgettable memento of our visit.
After visiting the abbey, we headed back into Gordes and spent some time in the shops and taking pictures between ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility