Ibis Budget Carcassonne La Cité
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Dont get the plastic moulded toilet and shower cubicles really! They smelled wierd - a cross between an urinal and bad disinfectant. Hotel receptionist only moody one we have encountred so far.
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Much cooler day today, top of 22. Moirpoix for breakfast & Stop for more pastries. Back to house for movie/nap. Followed by champagne & family game of ping pong. Girls & Steve went for swim, I had a shower & cooked dinner (salad & chicken). Then Nanny McPhee movie & ...
Today was hot..35.5 We first went to the Cathar fortress of Montsegur. The fortress fell after a siege that lasted from the summer of 1243 to March 1244. (See photo for more info). Then Foix for lunch at a pub. Followed by 8min out of Foix to Europe's longest navigational underground river, Labouiche. It was 13deg in the tunnel but on this hot day, it was perfect. Home by 5:30 for swim & nuggets for dinner while watching the Bee ...
... the castle was attacked, the townspeople allowed the enemy to enter their houses to dig underneath the walls to get to the castle. This attempt failed, but the nobles started a gradual destruction of the buildings near the castle wall so a similar event would not occur again. June 29 Today we visited a village called Minerve. This village was in the middle of a gorge. At one point, the village was a Cathar castle, but during the crusades, the castle was put ...
... hour. We had to negotiate three lots of tolls but handled that well and fortunately our credit card worked at these so that made it more straightforward.
We arrived in Aix at 9.30pm and contacted our AirBnB host to meet us with the key. It turns out we either park the car on the streets if we can find a space, not easy, or we pay 15 Euro a day at the local park, which we did. It was three steep flights of stairs to the apartment so I am building my muscles carrying ...
... to guard the city from enemy forces atop these towers.
After we finished exploring with the walls of Carcassonne, we went down to the old bridge and my mom and I were able to have a spectacular view of the city as the sun lit it up like heaven.
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