and the next morning by Pont St. Esprit, which consists of twenty-two arches; in the piers of the arches are windows, as it were, to receive the water when it is high and full. Here we went on shore, it being very dangerous to pass the bridge in a boat.

“Vüe du Pont de St Esprit” by Jean-Baptiste-François Génillion. Circa 1780. Source: BnF.

Hence, leaving our barge, we took horse, seeing at a distance the town and principality of Orange