A Walk with Emperor Hadrian in Fontaine de Vaucluse
So we arrived at the attractive French medieval village of Fontaine de Vaucluse, only to meet up with Emperor Hadrian (VERY impressive breastplate) accompanied by his somewhat diminished Praetorian Guard. The Romans were in Provence for a few centuries, but we didn't know they were still around! As he was leading everyone to the the famous source of the Sorgue river, we decided to tag along...
Helen even got to pose next to Emperor Hadrian, as you’ll see in the video!
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