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    No long trunks allowed!

    by gOdOtPm Updated Dec 26, 2006

    In the Rhône-Alpes region (and I was told all over France), if you want to have a bath in a swimming pool, you have to wear those lycra tiny bathing suit. Trunks are not allowed and paradoxically, trunks are the regular bathing suits in Spain!

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    We got the fountain. Now, WHAT?

    by gOdOtPm Updated Nov 22, 2006

    I found these tricky fountains all over the region and who knows if they're somewhere else...

    To get the water out of the fountain, sometimes, you have to twist the golden piece on top (like in this occasion). Other, you have to move some other handles in circles... Hard to guess for a thirsty Spaniard like me!

    Just roll the piece on top to get the water out!
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    Rhone Lavender

    by freya_heaven Updated May 1, 2005

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    I have yet to be in France at the the right time to see the beautiful lavender fields just before the the harvest. There are acres of lavender farms in the Rhone valley flowing down in to Provence. There is a Lavender trail you can follow, about 6 circuits you can take on both regions. The website below is very informative.

    Spring Lavender

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