Travel Blogs from Apt
After getting up and showered as usual we sat back to have a cup of coffee (andy) and tea (Emma) and Emma partnered these with some left over bacon and eggs from the extremely lack lustre carbonara that we cooked last night (I'll warn you all that Barilla gluten free is quite terrible). But I was lucky enough to have some lovely fresh pain au chocolat - french pastries like a croissant but with chocolate too!
Everything into the car again and we were on the road, back ...
... up for what she believed in. Even though all the adults and older kids were going along with it, she spoke out from her heart and was completely genuine and appalled that looks would even be a factor in friendships. And she is completely right. We always talk about how women are so critical on themselves. We wonder why young girls are already so self conscious, and we blame it on magazines, television, or the need to impress men... But really... The problem ...
... longer than expected: 4+ hours to cover 200km, I enjoyed the mountain drive without traffic and green scenary, to arrive at elevated village with a beautiful green lake and a medieval castle to stay by 7pm!
The owner of the chateau was there to warmly welcome us, and we enjoyed our stay like guests more than visitors!
... no obvious water flowing form the spring itself. Clearly despite the recent rain the dry summer had had its effect. We walked back down to the start of the river and fond plenty of water there gushing from the rocky sides of the gorge and the water levels in the river itself seemed reasonable so all in all a bit of a puzzle - especially as postcards in shop in the town had shown water surging down the hill from the Fontaine. We turned to the ...
... welcome to cool us and dry sweaty brows as we worked up many inclines and a col to visit various "perched" villages in the Luberon region.
For the definition of "percehd village", see the photos: these are towns built up the side of steep rock formations. Typically they have very narrow streets winding through them, and buildings are right at the roadside; only narrow sidewalks if any separate the walls from the cars. Pedestrians ...
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