Sunday, October 18, 2015

Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)

I learned a long time ago, I'm much more interested in living cultures than dead ones.I guess when one visits an area with many UNESCO sights. One should visit at least one of them.  
The second largest surviving  Roman ruin (after the Colosseum in Rome)
The Pont du Gard was built shortly before the Christian era to allow the aqueduct of Nîmes (which is almost 50 km long) to cross the Gard river. The Roman architects and hydraulic engineers who designed this bridge, which stands almost 50 m high and is on three levels – the longest measuring 275 m – created a technical as well as an artistic masterpiece. 

Getting real happened on the way home...A flee market! (No I didn't buy anything!)

What a perfect way to end the day, but dinner in a French restaurant featuring Provencal food.

To start; Eggplant mousse with tomato sauce

To end: Chocolate mousse with meringue and vanilla sauce.

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