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... The bridge hovered.
The day before we left Pezenas, we went to visit the Abbaye de Valmagne which is an old abbey, converted to a winery. There seemed to be practically no one else visiting that afternoon so we were a bit hesitant but we went in and were entranced. This Cistercian abbey (XIIth - XIVth centuries) has a majestic gothic church where we stood alone in quiet awe, beautiful cloisters surrounding an open courtyard where the monks ...
... has the interesting traditional sport of jousting. Not on horseback, but on row boats. The jouster stands on a long projection from the stern of the boat and six men row like mad at the other team. Two grown men poking sticks at eachother is usualy a gay nightclub but here its a sport. Strangely i remember seeing something about it years ago. Its one of those things you see and its on another planet when you see it on tv ...
patisserie windows really does just blow you away.
We settled down for a scrumptious coffee
to kick the morning off to a great start. Even in the early morning, the sun
was up bright and early and there was a delightful sea breeze. If you are lucky
enough to catch such a beautiful time of day, my advice is to close your eyes,
take a deep breath, and soak up the splendid moment. It is rare ...
I have solved the mystery of the french surrender. It all boils down to the French prefering to get on the **** with the invaders than to shoot at them. it is a brilliant battle plan. It works. I can attest to this personaly. I couldnt have fired a gun this morning. Im not certain i could have found the trigger. These froggies are So cunning they even took me out for dinner after a few dozen rose. Then tortured me further on the boat with whiskey. And to top it all off you cant even ...
... but Narbonne is definitely a chill-out pad!
In Narbonne, there is a list of restaurants and bars as long as your arm! Whether you fancy a cheeky demi at 11:00 am, or watch the fun creep down the blue skies in the evening, you can be sure to find something to quench your thirst and sizzle your taste buds.