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Leaving Nimes the train got tremendously crowded. They had to turn people with bikes away because there was already baggage and passengers in the aisles and they didn't fit. Then they made an announcement in French and most everyone grabbed their bags to get off the train. We were fortunate that a woman took a moment to explain in English to us (we …
This prehistory is rich in story, from ice age to glaciers melting and sea levels rising. Through all of these many thousands upon thousands of years, the fauna and flora have their own stories. Our imagination is filled up with visions of woolly rhinoceros among several species of rhinoceros, cave bear, woolly mammoth, reindeer, the stag, ibex, wild sheep, bison, musk ox (a favorite of mine when visiting Nome, Alaska), elephant, horse along ...
... little bike ride into the village to pick up some local regional rosé which is currently being chilled. We picked up some spaghetti this morning at the local shop so we thought to use up our supplies of tomatoes and garlic with a nice pasta for dinner. Tomorrow should be our last day on the canal as we intend to be at Capastang tomorrow sometime. We will set off in the morning at our ...
Because of the relatively late evening last night, we slept a little longer this morning, and skipped breakfast. There was a kettle in the room, so we just had some instant coffee to help open our eyes and get us on the road. We had about two hours to drive to Narbonne, nestled in thousands of acres of vineyards, as are many parts of the south of France.
Marjolaine had forgotten her battery charger for her camera, and since this will be quite a long ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Astoria Carcassonne
Recommended, but close the windows as noisy trains! No sink in toilet, but this is typical in France.
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