This is where I stayed when I was in Provence. One of the first things I saw was the bridge, and immediately I started humming “Sur le Pont d’Avignon…” which I learned many years ago during French class in elementary school. I wondered if there were other people nearby who knew the song so we could sing it in a round.
I also visited the Palais des Papes and learned about that aspect of the city’s history. It was interesting to see all the different room displays and admire the impressive building.
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I’ll be traveling to France in late May so it is time for planning and research. I have a stack of books from the library and I’m looking at travel websites. Although I have been to Paris and northwest France, this will be my first visit to Provence and I’m really looking forward to going there. I’ll be in Avignon and Aix-en-Provence and I know there’s a lot to see. After that I’ll go to Paris by train. As I prepare for this trip I’m making a travel list which includes the following: Continue reading →