On the first day, we went to Avignon and the Pont de Gard. During the 14th century, the Popes made their home here, feeling that Rome was too corrupt. Avignon's skyline is dominated by the Palais des Papes. And of course, there's the immortal pont d'Avignon from the nursury rhyme.
1. The Pont d'Avignon with Mont Ventoux in the distance. As you can see, it no longer crosses the Rhone.
2. The song. Rich learned it for this trip and wouldn't stop singing for days. And yes, we danced on the bridge.
3. Me on one of the windy mideaval streets behind the Palais de Papes
4. The Palais des Papes
5. The Pont de Gard (the remains of a Roman Aquaduct) near sunset.