Category 2017 Barcelona / Provence

Return San Diego

I only needed to walk several blocks to the main train station where after 15 minutes the bus going to the airport picked me up. Meet a few fellow Americans heading home from Pennsylvania on the bus. They had been…

Monte Carlo

Awoke to a cloudy morning for my day trip to Monte Carlo, Monaco. After a Latte it was out the door and up several blocks to the train station. I am a little dissappointed with Gare Nice as half the…

Nice

After getting up and getting ready I packed everything up and checked it with the reception. Out for a one last stroll of Aix-en-Provence. It was a beautiful morning and there were now vendors out where the clothnig vendors were…

Provence Market

I awoke this morning and tried in vain to upload pictrures from yesterday but, the provider is slow and my server is not responding to certain functions. One of them is the ability to create a gallery and insert it…

Aix-en-Provence

Last day in Avignon and my train leaves at 2:45 pm so a easy morning after the long day yesterday. Enough time for a nice breakfast and then I can catch the Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes). Avignon…

Pont du Gard

Well time is running out on what I wanted to see. The bad weather the first day through me off as well as several bus connections I counted on using only ran summer schedules from May to September 3. So…

Arles

It was a bit cool, windy and overcast this morning so I decided to jump on the train for the quick 18 minute ride to Arles. This city has a long history as it was a major Roman town in…

Carcassonne

Left Barcelona this morning for an easy train ride to Carcassonne, France. On the ride up I could see snow on the Pyranees. A nice woman from the hotel by the name of Isabelle picked me up for the ride…