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The origin of this town dates back to 800 BC.  More importantly though the town was taken by Romans  in 123 BC and as Romans do they build a lot of cool buildings. The Gallo-Roman theatre, the arena or amphitheatre, necropolis, Arles Obelisk and Barbegal aqueduct and mill to name few.  Most of the old Roman buildings are being […]

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Depeche Mode!

As always they are absolutely brilliant.  Almost two hours with encore!  There was an interesting take on But Not Tonight which Martin sang just with a piano.  I think we should go and see this show again, anyone interested in joining us?  Prague comes to mind in February.  I will drive.  We wish you could […]

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William Shakespeare made Verona famous with its tragedies.  Verona is a gorgeous city with its quiet streets, many churches, the magnificent Arena and of course Juliet’s balcony.  We did a lot of walking around, a bit of shopping and a whole lot of eating as we usually do.  I think we will be coming back […]

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