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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... city of Carcassonne which provided a good spot to explore for an hour or so. Strollers were a bit of a challenge on the steep cobblestone paths but with Mae's help we made it up! Kids had been watching the movie 'the labyrinth' and so were convinced that we were entering the home of the Goblin king. However, with no confirmed sightings of David Bowie we wandered back into town in time for another quick carousel ride ...
Millie has had a miraculous recovery. On Tuesday, we thought we were losing her, but on Wednesday morning she started eating and hasn't stopped. We have stayed around Elne enjoying the sun and cooler weather and giving her more and more food. She has stopped vomiting, we have had so,I'd deposits in the tray, and she is so much more settled. D continues to enjoy the sea. We left Latour Bas Elne on Monday, ...
We had been on the road to Carcassone for less than an hour when we realised that we had left something behind. Sue asked me for her phone while she was driving - the car was a manual, the use of which is sadly beyond me - I looked through our backpack and packs but could not find the phone which was our only piece of technology with which to communicate with the outside world. Our stomachs dropped as we realised that we had in fact left the phone in Madiran.
But how ...
The thunderstorm the night before had left the day dull and overcast. We ummed and aahed about where to go and settled on Castelnaudary, over an hour away to the northwest. We booked onto a two hour boat trip and drove on some tiny roads to get there, only to find that the boat trip had been cut to an hour because there was no electricity at the lock. It seems French locks are reliant on electricity to open them. In the end, though, an hour ...
... when I arrived to recommend a good restaurant. She suggested Belle Époque, where I am now. I just ordered an aperitif called Rinquinquin, a peach flavoured white wine that manages to be both sweet and crisp. This arrived in seconds along with a little bowl of green olives. I was considering giving the Cassoulet another try - Castelnaudary is one of the places along with Toulouse that has bragging rights about inventing this dish - but the couple at the next table were ...