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Orange Amphitheatre, France

France Part Five – Orange and Chateauneuf du Pape

Back to our chariot for the latest adventure taking in the Roman city and renowned wine region. We stopped first for picnic supplies and a whistle-stop tour of Villeneuve’s striking cathedral with it’s fine cloisters. After that, it was all green for go to Orange for its impressive amphitheatre. Unbeknown to me before the trip, […]

View of Palace of the Popes, Avignon, France

France Part Quatre – Avignon

We breakfasted on fresh croissant, even fresher cherries and the kind of filter coffee that screams WAKE UP at you. Today was to become one of those instant recall days. Pierre, our attentive/slightly fussy host, told us that today was market day in town. Our plans to stroll up to the Fort Saint-Andre and the adjoining Jardins […]