Hotel du Canal
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We have just got home after 8 hours walking around the sights of Albi. It has the world's largest brick cathedral, St Cecile Cathedral, and from the outside it is almost ugly. As Garth said, it is like a gigantic pile of red bricks! But inside is a different story. It has a 'choir' with choir screens covered in statues of saints and disciples, and just about every bit of wall and the ceilings are covered in paintings. Near the altar is a huge ...
... What we didn't do in Carcassonne was visit Le Parc Australien! I found a brochure for this and couldn't beleive it. There are kangaroos, birds etc as well as what looks like manequins of aborigines! The next day we drove along more winding roads and through scenic villages. We stopped for lunch in a small village, Villeneuve, where we were directed through the old stone archway, to the only place open for lunch. There were quite a few other ...
... We walk to the old city from our gite only about 15 minutes away. It is gradually uphill all the way. The views of the city are amazing. This is a living, breathing medieval city. People live and work here. There's all the modern conveniences such as electricity and plumbing but the architecture is strictly medieval. We enter over the moat through the main gate into the outer baily. This is a ...
... boat was enough.
We picnicked by the canal bridge prior to setting off, then boarded the glass-sided boat. The commentary was in unremitting French, and it bore no relation to the sheet in English we had been given to read. The sheet covered woad making and corn growing in the area. I studied the view instead.
The banks were lined with plane trees and the water was the colour of pea-soup, or possibly kiwi-skin, ...
... from one Patisserie and a Chocolat Eclair from a better one around the corner. I asked where was the best place to eat Cassoulet.
Had a small sleep as restaurants open at 7.30pm here. Food was great! We had to shift tables as a woman next to Jacqui had stinking feet LOL.
Long day!!! and getting weary.
GETTING READY TO GO THE MARKET FOR MORE FOOD AFTER A ROUGH SLEEP.