La Villa De Mazamet
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... the Netherlands and gave the piece to the couple as a wedding gift. They subsequently gave it to my parents. Our miniature sculpture, about three feet in length, of a reclining Madame Borgese, sister of Napoleon, sits on the sideboard in our den.
She is titled Ebe, "goddess of immortality feeding on nectar," sculpted in 1816-17. Canova and his studio made three versions of Ebe (also Hebe).
The is the sculpture we have in our den. This ...
... brains at Bletchley Park were a collection of oddballs that were extremely brilliant. The one you chose to feature in your email was apparently of that type. In the 50's he was found guilty of homosexuality and committed suicide shortly after that. The Brits have tried to make up for their transgressions of that time by honoring him posthumously. I am sure you know all that, but the whole Bletchley Park story is one that has not gotten the notoriety that it deserves and glad ...
... to us.
We decided to press on at walking pace until off of the motorway and
just as soon as it had started, it stopped. The hotel was
conveniently located half a mile from the old city walls and the
hotel receptionist was very kind in drying our jeans and clothing for
us in the hotel laundry. When we had recovered, we walked up the
road and into the old city. It was very photogenic and worth ...
... restored in the 19th century to its former glory. It was just like the movie sets of knights and damsels right down to the drawbridges and turrets. The city was a key strategic fortress holding the route between Spain and the rest of Europe and was reputed to have never been penetrated. The castle is still regarded as a military post and we were lucky enough to witness a military ceremony just as we were about to leave. A ...
... enemy! Montsegur must be seen to be appreciated. It was rebuilt in the 1700s and some of its walls and much of its foundation remains. The ingenuity required to build at this level and live in the steep slopes is mind boggling! We took the northern, more populated route back to our hotel in Carcassonne and found a European curling iron on the way. We just beat the rain as we entered our room. A wild thunder and lightening storm followed. The air was warm ...