Elton John is in Nîmes tonight. He’s just one of the stars that show up in France for a summer concert in Nîmes’ ancient arena.
This a republished post by the Barefoot Blogger from France Today. Why is Nimes a “must-see” for Roman history lovers? Because it’s a city where you can literally see, touch, and experience Roman life in France during the days of the Roman Empire. France has so many amazing […]
romans in France
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. […]
This summer I was invited to a bullfight in Nimes. Visions of bulls, matadors and swinging red capes have been swirling in my head ever since.
the controversal pastime – Ferias
Just tell me there’s a bullfight close to Uzes and I’m there. As usual, there’s always a party going on that makes the corrida even more fun.
Beyond the La Tour Fenestrelle is a terrace that overlooks the Vallée de l’Eure and the public park.
My bonne chance this week was visiting a friend in Nimes who lives only a few blocks from the Stage 15 finish of the Tour de France.
Day trip from Uzes, France through towns of the Camargue
Imagine revisiting the Roman Games of Augustus Caesar’s time. Now place yourself in the very spot where the “games” were actually held. Then add the fanfare, color and a raving crowd. Such just happened this weekend in the Arena in Nimes, France. Battle reenactments are popular in the […]
Gardens and Gladiators in Nimes France took me back to Miss Clegg’s Latin class in high school. Some of you reading this story remember Miss Clegg. Or you had a teacher like Miss Clegg. She never knew that I had English translations of Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey […]