Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse
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... Even the 53 towers and barbicans that top the walls. They have even reconstructed the timber structures that were temporarily added during the times of battle to allow rocks to be reigned down on those trying to attack the walls. It was fascinating. Even the kids were spellbound by it all. The village which sits inside the walls is also full of beautiful buildings, mostly occupied now by ...
... Mum. After this, we walked around the castle walls and we were going to go up even higher but it cost 8€ each so we didn't bother. We then went back to the campsite to get ready to go out on a bike ride. It was a big cycle path which went around the castle, over the river and into the town before coming back again. During the bike ride, we got bread for dinner, ice creams and smoothies. By the time we got back. it was really hot and I was ...
We were recommended to visit an African safari nearby - a drive in and walk thru safari where animals from bears to lions roam freely.
It was an hour's drive and it was an interesting park. The weather was very hot to make it authentic!
We spent the whole afternoon there and drove around twice, the second time the animals were out and waiting to be fed!
We are here for a couple of days and we visited the old city of Carcssonne, famous for its "double walled" fortification - where a city was protected inside them.
It was a hot and sunny day, we walked across from the new city half an hour by foot, and had lunch inside the walls ...
It being a very hot afternoon, I turned on the air-con in a moment of guilt and trembling joy as the cool air immediately started to blow on my face and give me goose bumps on the back of my neck, and drove off, slightly indirectly again, towards Limoux, Quillan and finally Fa. In the process of getting lost in Carcassonne one final time a French song started on the radio but the Chorus was in English and went like this: "Always lost in the city, always lost ...
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