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... were found in the Arago Cave (Caune de l'Arago), overlooking the plain of Tautavel, remains of a people existing over 20,000 generations ago. The museum describes homo erectus as follows: "They perfectly walked upright, standing over 1.60m tall, were skilled stone cutters and proficient hunters. Tautavel Men do not seem to have used fire. However, the use of fire was controlled between 500,000 and 400,000 years in Europe."
This museum has an extensive ...
... 9am we were not heading for the Cathedral, but the building next door, the Bishop's Palace.
This houses the Toulouse Lautrec Museum and Art collection - the biggest in the world.
He was born in Albi. His parents, minor nobility, a Count and Countess, were first cousins. Lautrec was born ...
... through 4 or 5 tunnels, two of which were quite long (357 m) and 965 metres).we turned on all our lights and went through as a group, but any cyclist who says they are comfortable going through a km long tunnel may be stretching the truth. The worst was the idiot who came roaring in with no lights on. Anyway we survived and ended up arriving at about 6 pm after about 120 ...
... into Albi. There was a stretch of several kilometres of loose chips from a chip-seal operation that looked like it was laid down just a bit earlier today and a few tunnels, but the longest ones were well lit and the road surface in the tunnels was as smooth as it gets.
We pulled into our hotel at Vigan square just before 3pm. Jill lead us to the van for our bags and then we hung our with her and Barry and some cold beer and potato chips for a ...
As you may or may not know, July Fourteenth is France's National Holiday, much like our Fourth of July. "While the date is the same as that of the storming of Bastille, July 14 was instead chosen to commemorate the 1790 Fête de la Fédération. It is a symbol of the uprising of the modern nation and of the reconciliation of all the French inside the constitutional monarchy which preceded the First Republic during the ...
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