Photo Day: Avignon

These photos are from a trip we took while spending summer in the south of France a few years ago. “South of France” – even the words themselves  evoke beauty and romance, n’est-ce pas ?

Le Palais des Papes - The Popes' Palace, temporary home of the Popes during the 14th century

Le Palais des Papes – The Popes’ Palace, temporary home of the Popes during the 14th century

Hotel de Ville, Avignon

Hotel de Ville, Avignon

My hubby, at the Grand Escalier D'honneur in the Palace

My hubby, at the Grand Escalier D’honneur in the Palace

Gothic Arches in the Palace

Gothic Arches in the Palace

My kind of gift shop!

My kind of gift shop!

The Palace from the Pont d'Avignon

The Palace from the Pont d’Avignon

Sur le pont d’Avignon

On y danse

On y danse

Sur le pont d’Avignon

On y danse tous en rond

This is a charming children’s song that I happily sang for the rest of the day.

Pont d'Avignon

Pont d’Avignon

View of Avignon from across the Rhône

View of Avignon from across the Rhône

A man tends to flowers on his balcony in Avignon

A man tends to flowers on his balcony in Avignon

Me at the Waterwheel in Avignon

Me at the Waterwheel in Avignon

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