One day in Nîmes was not enough! We could easily have spent a full day just wandering (and getting lost in!) the narrow streets of the old city. We were particularly impressed with the large number of beautiful balconies… We started our visit with an outstanding lunch at a South African-influenced restaurant, L’Esclafidou. It was […]

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Le Pont du Gard

We spent a day with Roman ruins in and around Nîmes on Tuesday. It’s amazing what the Roman engineers could achieve with the arch! And they built it in just five years, around 2 AD. Environmental permitting wasn’t a thing back then… The view up and down the river was also delightful:

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