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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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The next morning we decided to explore Aix-en-Provence where we were stayng. After packing up (which we are getting pretty fast at) we headed to town. Driving our beast around isn't the easiest and finding a park is even more challenging. We finally did and fortuitously it was outside an old cemetery. For those that know me well you will know I …
We are leaving the black mountains and heading East. It should be better weather. We are planning to work our way along the coast towards Nimes and then onto the south easy go France. We have three months before we are due back here in Villemagne for our 'summer holiday' at the beginning of June. So our first stop is Ouveillan. A small town north of Narbonne. The temperature has risen to 18 degrees and the sky is blue, but the wind is still very strong. It's a noisy aire, ...
... many thousands of people living within the walls and its so well maintained. It took a few hours to walk around this place and it was very much worth the visit. My pictures certainly don't do it justice, google it as they say :-)
I took it easy in the evening and the next morning did another session in the pool before setting off again, this time I would reach the coast :-D
So the carnival is over and we pack up and spend a night at Fanjeaux before journeying to the Weedons at Villemagne. A week of R&R with friends. A week spent visiting some new places and revisiting old ones - Castelnaudary, Carcassonne, Mazeres and Revel. Lunch in out of the way village bars and coffee in market squares. And of course the St Papoul ...
... the time we entered, it started raining, and it was so humid. I had to sit down a couple of times. We were able to walk some of the ramparts, and it was a good time. Joyce went off to shop, so Carrie and I checked out the basilica (next to what used to be the Bishop's Palace but is now a $1,000-per-night hotel). Lovely stained glass and several little chapels all with candles blazing. We were nearly done walking around when five men got up in front of the altar and began to sing. ...