Hotel Du Nord
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... having the best cappuccino ever in a wifi place with Rebecca, Paul and L ars.
we are listening to jazz, getting ready to order poelee de noix de st, Jacques
we did take a dip I the big pool. Freezing water I might add. But hey, the view
... exploring all aspects especially the Saint Nazaire Basilica which was a combination of Romanesque and Gothic art.It was built in 1096. After a thorough investigation we left to head back to where we parked the car digressing to have some lunch. On the way back to Olonzac we called into Trebes ,which is on the Canal du Midi ,to watch some of the barges go through a triple lock system. This is a sight to ...
... sun then headed to Homps ,once again , to experience a barge trip for a couple of hours on The Canal du Midi. Homps is a picturesque French Village set on the Canal du Midi and adjacent to the Lac Du Jouarres. Homps became established as the port for Olonzac after the completion of The Canal du Midi 350 years ago. Today the canal barges have been replaced by pleasure boats and we saw several examples today. The idea of a waterway ...
On Thursday we had a stop day where we regrouped ourselves,planned some future excursions,cleaned and tidied the house and read our books and sat in the sun,bliss! We have been endeavouring to make the most of our time but it was time for a short break! Yesterday we left the house early and headed off from Olonzac and headed towards Saissac, a typical village of the Montagne Noire,it is built in a semi circle above the joining of the Aiguebelle and the Vernassonne streams.The ...
... well into the 30's so I headed off for a swim at the local Lac de Cavayière. Wow! It has three beaches with lovely white sand and lifeguards and its free! There's an inflatable playground, which must be held down by moorings, on the other side of the lake. I've never seen anything like it before. It supposedly takes an hour to walk around the lake but its too hot today. I think about half of Carcassonne is here but plenty of room for all. Swim...read....swim....read...I've ...
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