Places We’ve Been 5 results
  • Bonnieux Day 1

    We arrived in Bonnieux yesterday afternoon for a nine-day stay in another Airbnb apartment. After walking around this steep hill-side village last evening, looking for a store or bar open on a Sunday evening so I could buy a couple of bottles of ...
  • Four Nights in Arles

    We stayed four nights in Arles, Thursday to Monday. The annual Feria du Riz, a celebration of the rice harvest with music, art, and Spanish-style bullfighting, was held on Friday and Saturday. The Apartment We stayed in a VRBO apartment just ...
  • Transport Modes

    Every vacation trip requires transport: getting there and getting around. For our trip to France, getting there involved two modes of transport: air and rail. We elected to get around by car and on foot. Bicycling is also a possibility. The ...
  • The Bulls of Arles

    The first of our destinations is Arles, a UNESCO world heritage site. We are here for four nights, staying in a lovely VRBO apartment just outside of the vieille ville (old town). We will put up a few posts about our experiences here, not necessar...
  • Two Months in Provence – Recommendations?

    My wife used to run a boutique tour company, taking groups of a dozen or so travelers to France and Italy and Turkey. I helped out with her last tour, to Provence in 2013. Provence was magical, and we vowed to return, just the two of us. Beginn...