Provence, May 2004
    1.  Fountain Roi Rene, in Aix-en-Provence, one of the 151 fountains in this “city of waters”
    2.  Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence
    3.  St. John Martyr Church, Aix-en-Provence, established by Templar Knights
    4. Another view of St. John the Martyr Church
    5. Fountain in La Rotonde, Aix-en-Provence
    6. Fountain in medieval section of Aix-en-Provence
    7. Four Dolphins Fountain, our “neighborhood” fountain
    8. Our hotel, Roi Rene, in Aix-en-Provence
    9. Outdoor shrine for use during the plague when no one dared to go out to a church
        (Note the street sign in both Provencal and modern French.)
    10. Cathedral cloister, Aix-en-Provence
    11. Cathedral in Aix-en-Provence
    12. Interior of cathedral, Aix-en-Provence
    13. Cap Canaille, highest cliff in Europe, viewed from Cassis
    14. Cassis, fishing village on Mediterranean
    15. The Calanques, off southern coast of France
    16. The Calanques
    17. The Calanques
    18. Bob on boat excursion to The Calanques
    19. Betsy, at Cassis lighthouse, having just waved her hat to welcome excursion boat’s return
    20. Castle above Cassis, owned by Michelin family
    21. Village of Cassis
    22. The Luberon mountain range
    23. In the village of Rousillon
    24. Red ochre ore at Rousillon
    25. Rousillon
    26. House front in Rousillon
    27. Courtyard in Rousillon
    28. Rousillon
    29. Red ochre deposits at Rousillon
    30. Street in Rousillon
    31. Colorful houses in Rousillon
    32. Bob outside village of Gordes
    33. Bob and Betsy at Gordes
    34. Borrie, ancient all-stone farm building
    35. In the village of Gordes
    36. View from Gordes
    37. Cezanne’s studio in Aix-en-Provence
    38. Montagne Sainte Victoire, viewed from Aix-en-Provence,
           appearing in at least 50 paintings by Cezanne
    39. Fred, Bob, Nancy, and Marion on the terrace from which Cezanne worked
    40. Street in Arles
    41. Ruins of the Roman arena in Arles. 
          The Roman ruins throughout Arles comprise a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    42. Roman arena in Arles, now used for bullfights in summer
    43. Street in Arles
    44. Ruin of the Roman theatre in Arles.  New plastic seats show the theatre is still used today
    45. Courtyard in Arles
    46. The café in Arles, painted by Van Gogh
    47. Remains of the Roman forum in Arles, built into the side of a “new” building
    48. Garden of the hospital in Arles where Van Gogh was treated for mental illness
    49. Another view of the same garden
    50. Arles city hall decorated,
          commemorating the 59 anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe, May 8, 1945
    51. The Rhone River
    52. Betsy at view point in Arles
    53. The Popes’ Palace in Avignon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    54. Betsy outside the Popes’ Palace, Avignon
    55. World War memorial decorated for 59th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe
    56. The Bridge of Avignon.  On the far shore on the right is the tower of Philippe le Bel, King of France. 
          The near shore was not then part of the Kingdom of France.
    57. The Popes’ Palace at Avignon
    58. Our group at lunch in Avignon
    59. Betsy, with the famous bridge of Avignon in the background
    60. Sur le pont d'avignon, on y danse, on y danse
    61. View of the Popes’ Palace at Avignon
    62. The Pont du Gard, Roman aqueduct, a UNESCO World HeritageSite
    63. The Pont du Gard
    64. Courtyard at Val Joanis, a high quality vineyard and winery
    65. Courtyard at Val Joanis
    66. Betsy in garden at Val Joanis
    67. Vineyard at Val Joanis
    68. Olive grove and vineyard at Val Joanis
    69. The chateau at Val Joanis
    70.Our group at lunch at Val Joanis.  Betsy in far distance about center of picture, looking toward camera 
    71. Mausoleum at Glanum, former Roman town just outside present-day St. Remy
    72. Entrance arch to Roman city of Glanum
    73. Insane asylum in St. Remy where Van Gogh lived for one year 
    74. Perched (hilltop) village of Les Baux-en-Provence 
    75. View from Les Baux-en-Provence
    76. The ascent of Sainte Victoire
    77. About 1/3 of the way up Sainte Victoire
    78. View north from Sainte Victoire
    79. Fellow-climbers Jean-Paul, Chantal, and Sylvie, from Marseille
    80. Bob and Betsy on the climb of Sainte Victoire
    81. View south from Sainte Victoire
    82. Bob on rugged trail on Sainte Victoire
    83. View from ¾ up Sainte Victoire
    84. Betsy and Bob at the summit; the cross under repair; and a German couple sprawled on the rocks
    85. A now-abandoned Priory just below the summit of Sainte Victoire
    86. The descent completed, Bob and our fellow climbers, relaxing at a café in Vauvenargues
    87. Bob at the café in Vauvenargues
    88. The Chateau in Vauvenargues, owned by Picasso in his last years and where he is buried
    89. Montagne Sainte Victoire with cross on top, the "back view" from Vauvenarges