Maison sans Frontiere
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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All slept in this morning and then headed down for late breakfast. It was quite a surprise to see this elaborate table set up for us underneath the chandelier. Baguettes, croissants and petite pain au chocolat were all enjoyed. Kids then spent some time playing with the grandson of the hotel owners (who was 13months old and enjoying the spectacle of our crazy 3) while Vance packed up the car. We wandered down to the UNESCO ...
... where cars park on both sides of the road. Then Cesseras has a narrow little hill which is made narrower by parked cars and then 8 km climbing uphill round hairpin bends. The road is just slightly wider than a single track! But we arrived to be greeted effusively by Jeanne, who gossiped rapidly in French, some of which I understood. A lovely pitch - plenty of space and pretty flat. And the heavens opened. ...
... because the leader had said that when the Christian people died, they would go to heaven, while the Cathars would go to hell, because God would know his own. Because of this, everyone in the city was slaughtered. Another time, the leader had the Cathars blinded, and had their nose and upper lip cut off and had them led by a Cathar with one eye to walk around the countryside to Lastours as a warning to any Cathars who would try to resist. After we had ...
... shops and restaurants. Still it was fascinating to wander through cobbled, narrow streets and hear about the history of the place.
We then had to catch the bus to the airport to get our hire car from Europcar. This went smoothly but when we went to get into the car I asked Anita if she was going to drive as she headed for the right side of the car. Of course the driver sits on the left in Europe. Not a good start given I was to drive a left hand car on the right ...
... to guard the city from enemy forces atop these towers.
After we finished exploring with the walls of Carcassonne, we went down to the old bridge and my mom and I were able to have a spectacular view of the city as the sun lit it up like heaven.
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"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms." - Muriel Rukeyser