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River And Castle La Fontaine De Vaucluse France
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During the Summer and Fall, you can generally be safe wandering off the beaten path as you hike along the banks of this river. The foliage, rocks, and views are well worth the extra effort. However, in the Spring when the water is flowing sometimes at a rate as high as 29,000 gallons per second, keep to the path. Better to be swept away by the charm and beauty than the waters!

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Uploaded: 15/04/2011
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