Hotel Du Nord
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We parked, left our belongings and headed to the Castle - we took the audio tour. Very interesting...very medieval. We had a great lunch at a small restaurant in the Castle gates called Le Saint Jean. We had dinner next door that evening, sitting outside...which was amazing at Adelaide Restaurant. Wine is less expensive than Perrier!!
Tomorrow we our adventure takes us to Avignon.
... between them and couldn't finish it, so rather than waste a lot of food (or force feed my self until I became physically ill, which would be the more likely outcome) I decided on one of the set menus instead.
For entree I had a Roquefort Salad, which was good, followed by veal in a mushroom and cream sauce for main. Feeling frisky so I ordered a Kir Royal. Nice. They didn't have nougat ice cream so I opted for cheese instead. Didn't quite get the name, but it's from ...
... but soon started to grow on me.
I have by now completely thrown any concept of restraint in regards to food intake out the window and once again ordered from the Menu Terroir (or Menu Terror as my waistline has begun to refer to it). For appetiser I had the duck pâté; not as rich as foi gras, but quite tasty, served with a lettuce leaf drizzled with something that tastes like a thick Worcester sauce and a gherkin. Only complaint, the bread tasted like it was a ...
... also covers a boat ride on the canal, but as this wasn't until 2.30 I decided to have some lunch while I waited.
I chose a place called Le Terminus, a lovely old building across the road from where our walking tour ended. I ordered the Formule Express - terrine, followed by moules marinieres with creme brûlée for desert. It also includes coffee. Pretty good value for 12.9 euros.
Cruise took us through a couple of locks and guide explained how the ...
... 1210. He succeeded in three days and took revenge on resistants by cutting off the top lip of all his prisoners and gouging out the eyes of all but one. For the last he gouged out only one eye so that he could lead the others out of the town to the château of Lastours . It's the same when you read about all the Cathar towns in this area, the Catholics were so wicked. Past Bram the road turned to green & got much busier ...
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