Today’s ride involved a trip through the Camargue region of Provence, an immense marshy plain between the Mediterranean Sea & the Rhone River delta. We saw lots of white horses and bulls characteristic of this region & white wine grapes growing in partially salty soil…tasted the local muscat at a produce merchant’s place en route. Visited the seaside town of Sts Maries de la Mer, the Cathedral devoted to these saints and their Egyptian servant…a very unusual church. Every year thousands of Romani people (gypsies) come from all over Europe to venerate these saints in a Pilgrimage. As our cycling group tends to appreciate nature rather than buildings, we then opted for a visit to an ornithological park inhabited by lots of unusual bird life, including herons & beautiful pink flamingos. In the late afternoon we headed back to the boat, now moored in the splendid mediaeval town of Aigues-Mortes, our last point of call. After dinner, we had a stroll inside the town walls. There was plenty of activity…shops & bars all open & lots of tourists around…mainly families. The kids were having a wonderful time chasing a dog around the central monument in the town square.