Hotel Les Pailhes
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... were very happy to arrive at last at Montreal du Gers and lunch of cheese, prosciutto, fruit, and salad with John and Joan who are to be our hosts for the next week. We sat in the garden of their peaceful village home enjoying sunshine and good company. Montreal is not only a "village of character", but also sited on a Roman oppidium, and is the earliest medieval Bastille in the region. So many good things ...
... manners on the road and stop to help with mechanicals and pull us along for a while in the head wind.
I'm feeling strong for the first time and enjoy today's ride. It is a warm, sunny day as we roll into Olargues, un des plus beaux villages de France. I have a little cry because it's just so stunning and because David isn't here to share it.
... to say "Simone this is the best lunch ever. Only a Sicilian could have prepared a lunch like this". Simone throws his hands in the air. "I'm Sardinian guys; it's a Sardinian lunch" he wails.
We concertina together and apart all day and arrive at a chic boutique hotel. We are now family, having shared stories and joshed each other as we ride. We'd been warned by Dylan the tour leader that a group of ...
Away from the madding beach crowds to a small camp ground in the little French town of Villigry. We rode on our bikes to find the Canal du Midi and find it we did. We kept going further into Trebes, a quaint little town on the side of the canal where you can eat an icecream and meander through the local market. On our return we stopped by a stream and threw water on ourselves ...
... granddaddy of all its progeny. Your run-of-the-mill fortress/defensive castle has six or so defensive lookout towers with adjoining inner and outer walls. One of the big boys in fortresses has a dozen or so towers. Carcassonne has 35.
What makes the area around Carcassone such a Legoland of stone-walled and -towered enclosures is the geography of the place mated with its history.
The geography is this: The Pyrenees Mountain range: It rises high and slices ...