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Today we headed to Carcassonne to visit the Cite De Carcassonne, a fortified city. It took us nearly an hour to find the place and it was so frustrating because we could see it but couldn't get close, there were road closures and changes so poor Ken was totally confused. Anyhow we made it eventually and I have NEVER seen anything like it. This fortified City comprises of the Chateau Comtal, Basilique St. Nazaire and Theatre J. Deschamps. It is the most amazing fairytale castle. There are ...
... defence and then in 1803 it was classified as a cathedral. Beside the cathedral is an interesting arch way called the Portal of the Jacobins and was built in 1778 to occupy the site of an ancient gate to the Bastide to monitor those entering.
Our final destination in the Bastide was the Museum of Fine Art which displays a large collection of paintings and ceramics from the 17th to the 21st centuries. We all really enjoyed exploring the seven large rooms in ...
... 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 ...
... much time so it was really just a quick zip around. I then explored what appeared to be the main drag, found a Bolongerie so stopped and grabbed a couple of croissants. It was pouring rain so figured I'd venture back to Azille and have a little drive around there. Driving back, going quite slow on a very narrow road and was thinking that little car in front of me too was going slow and all over the. But alas not, it was me on the ...
... the road was clear! The very top was quite misty which made the first part of the descent very cold - we stopped in a cafe and put more clothes on and Steve bought some warm gloves. Once the highest part of that first pass was behind us conditions were pretty good really. We did 7 passes in all but in truth we only had two significant climbs, since ...
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