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... so in the end they took me to a nondescript bit of pavement and left me. Eventually a bus rolled up to this unmarked area but it had no number on it and no destination and it was only after I asked the driver that I knew it was my bus. It is not a very good system and I was glad that my rudimentary French was sufficient because if I had failed to catch this bus I would have had to wait four hours for the next one.
Back at the site with my freshly ...
... has Charlemagne living here briefly, in 800AD, to establish the monastery, and reputedly marking out the hills with his buttocks. The walk around the village is the Pied de Charlemagne, literally, his footsteps.
Finally, locals take kindly to our attempts at French, humouring us and filling in the gaps where even a Franglais word won't suffice.
Today we woke early an got up for breakfast which was pretty average a lot of breads, meats and cheese, then got in the bus and drove close to 4 hours to a lovely chateau in the medoc area! The winery was built in the 16th century and it still had the original cellar were they aged the red wine. After the tour of ...
We awoke to glorious views of the old city from our terrace with the huge hot tub which, needless to say, we unfortunately didn't have a chance to use! The weather was predicted to be cool, cloudy and wet but it started quite well so we headed over straight after breakfast. We had arranged to stay at La Rapiere for another night so we packed up and left our bags in the hotel. We entered by the Porte Narbonne which was almost opposite us, and wandered up the ...
... raised the siege. Seeing Charlemagne's army leave the plain in front of the city, Lady Carcas, elated by the success of her stratagem, decided to ring all the bells of the city. One of the men of Charlemagne then exclaimed: "Carcas sonne!" (which means “Carcas rings”). Hence the name of the city. Unfortunately, Lady Carcas appears to be fictional, and this legend was written down sometime in the 16th century.
We are staying at Hotel Montmorency at the foot ...