Each year The ancient Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard is alive with an exciting sound and light show. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, one of the most influential thinkers and writers of the eighteenth century was overwhelmed when he visited Pont du Gard. Imagine what he would say if he witnessed […]
Nimes, Pont du Gard, Avignon
Pont du Gard is reportedly one of the most visited sites in France. But not until I saw it myself would I know why
A visit back to Pont du Gard and Nimes with my guest from the US reminded me how much history is so close to me in the south of France. Revisit some of the Roman past with a tour to Nimes — one of the key Roman […]
McKenna’s best memory of the day
For five full days we packed in as much history, animal adventures, and fun in the south of France as we possibly could.
Special friends are on the way to visit the Barefoot Blogger, including my dear 10-year-old McKenna. Planning the 7-day visit has been easier than you’d think.
romans in France
If you don’t already have your bags packed, here are a few things you’ll surely miss staying at home.
In awe of the French Anytime I take a trip in France and walk among ancient Roman ruins, I am thankful to the French. In French towns and villages where the Romans used to roam, you can actually see, feel, touch and experience the places of the past. […]
Before I ever dreamed of living in France, I had this wild idea about visiting Nepal and Kathmandu
My first house guest came to visit recently. During her two-day stay, my college-aged friend and I visited some of my favorite spots around Uzes : Pont du Gard, San Quentin La Poterie and Nimes. When I learned that my friend from North Carolina’s daughter wanted to visit […]