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Well we got to France but not to Carcassonne. After seeing that the temperatures were going to be 35 today and 38 tomorrow in Carcassonne we decided to stay at the coast for a day until the temp drops by 10 degrees. I just picked a spot on the coast and we rocked up - to Heidy Hi! Or thats what it felt like. A huge camp ground and more expensive than the last. You could pick by the pool or by the beach side. ...
... Kms to the top when I came around a bend and found the gang waiting at the sign. At this point Gilles left us. The rest of the day was primarily downhill with a stop to visit the Chappelle de la Trinite, which is .a gorgeous little chapel in a tiny village. The first church was erected on the site in the 9 th century. The current building was started in the 13th century, and the altar dates from the 1700s. I have included some pictures. We then continued our descent to avail ...
... final four Kms - over 10% grade.
Part way up I looked at Peter and suggested if he felt as bad as he looked he should call Caroline. Those who know Peter will recognize that asking him to quit something is like pulling teeth, however he did agree and we called for rescue.
Gilles, Steve, and I continued and made the top. On our descent we were continually looking for somewhere ...
... and reported was interesting and worthwhile) and down to Vernet-les-Bains. Pretty climb, pretty valley, pretty descent, pretty town. Definitely keeping this one in the playbook.
Back on the regular route down the D116 highway past Marquixanes, I turned south onto D13 and the climb first through some fruit orchards and then up a valley towards Valmanya and the Col de Palomere.
It was between the town and the col ...
... views and white-knuckle, picturesque descents.
We arrived in Prades very late in the afternoon, but discovered when we went out and wandered this small village for dinner and drink that there was a town festival with music, dancing, a parade, and bonfire being held, so we had entertainment provided for our meal al fresco beside the town square.