Apr 112007
 

[Translate] Sur le pont d’Avignon On y danse, on y danse Sur le pont d’Avignon On y danse tous en rond On the bridge of Avignon We all dance there, we all dance there On the bridge of Avignon We all dance there in a ring My last installment on our trip to Provence is in Avignon, the seat of the Catholic papacy from 1309 – 1377 . Avignon is a beautiful walled city on the Rhône river. It has tree lined boulevards and very interesting architecture. It is also famous for the Le Pont St Benezet which originally spanned the Rhône River between Avignon and Villeneuve-lès-Avignon on the left bank. It was built between Click here to continue reading this post

Apr 052007
 

[Translate] My husband and I went on a lovely 12-day vacation last June to the Cote d’Azur and Provence. We stayed in a beautiful villa on Cap d’Antibes for 10 days and a hotel in Avignon for two days. We travelled to Haute de Cagne, Nice, Tourtour, Villecroze, Salernes, Flayosc, Vence, St. Paul de Vence, Villeneuve-Loubet, Grasse, Villefranche sur le Mer, Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Marseille, Cassis, Avignon, Orange, Carpentras, and Aix en Provence. We were fortunate enough to have been invited to stay at a family friend’s home in Cap d’Antibes. We had the house to ourselves. The house was 75 meters from the sea and had a rooftop terrace which has a magnificent view of Click here to continue reading this post

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