Tag: Pont du Gard

12 days of Christmas: day 5

This is the magnificent Pont du Gard which we visited this summer during our trip to Uzes,  to see the start of the Vuelta a Espana in Nimes. It’s an ancient Roman aqueduct, the highest and best preserved, across the river Gardon, near to the… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas: day 5”

More Postcards from Paris I

The early morning train journey in winter along the coast is simply splendid. As the sun rises, everything is gilded in soft rose gold light and the sea looks like liquid mercury. Having woken up at 06:00, I felt I should grab some more… Continue Reading “More Postcards from Paris I”

Postcard from the Vuelta

Unusually, this year’s edition of the Vuelta a Espana kicked off in Nimes. It’s only three hours down the motorway from us and it’s a place we’ve only ever driven past, never visited. We drove down on Thursday afternoon after an expensive lunch in Antibes. I rarely park… Continue Reading “Postcard from the Vuelta”