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Nov 3, 2015 - Pont du Gard

It rained in the morning but by lunch time it started to clear up so we headed out to take a look at the Pont du Gard, UNESCO World Heritage site near Remoulins west of Avignon. The Pont du Gard is the surviving stretch of a 50km long Roman aqueduct built in the 1st century AD to supply fresh water to Nimes for 500 years. The aqueduct was quite an achievement to build with just 17m difference in altitude from the start to finish and going over very mixed terrain. The aqueduct was built in just five years. The Pont du Gard spans the Gardon...

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Sep 7, 2012 - Nimes and Pont du Gard

We left Carcassonne this morning, with one of us having a very bad limp, and the other just a bit tired. We made a quick stop at the post office to get some boxes to send our souvenirs home, and then started to head out of town. We had discussed going back to the bridge to get some pictures of Carcassonne in the daytime, but because we had to do a bit of driving, we figured we'd save it for next trip. The first destination was going to be a stop at Nimes, to view the Roman amphitheatre. Nimes is one of the many Roman towns along the south...

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