Tuesday, June 14, 2011

06/06 - 06/08 - Summer School in Avignon


Avignon, the city in the south of France where the Pope lived for a few years back in medieval times (1309 - 1423).

For me it was the place where a training in ultrasound and microwave took place, the Summer School in Avignon. Back to school for 3 days... I don't wanna bore you with the stuff I heard all day long (it's very interesting for me) but show you some pix that I made when walkin around in this historic city after school was over...





My hotel's directly located at the Palais des Papes, the residence I mentioned above. An impressing building... as all buildings the Catholic Church ever built.

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Another attraction is the famous bridge of Avignon, the Pont St. Bénézet... it's just half way over the Rhône, the rest has been damaged by wars and floods.





I found a good place to have dinner in the evening... easy thing cuz there a dozen of restaurants and the stuff I saw there looked really good...





On the last evening of the session we'd a nice dinner on a boat which was drivin on the Rhône, another experience that you've not every day...







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