Ibis Toulouse Lavaur
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Taking the quieter country roads from the Mid-Pyrennes to Provence is a beautiful way to see the France countryside, especially when the fields are plentiful for harvest. It really tells a story of the true heart of France.
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France is often associated with haute couture of Paris, romance, lovers, cafe culture and people watching, museums and art. But in a world away from the hustle and bustle of Paris, off the major highways, along toll free country roads, you will find another France towards the end of August and into September. Harvest time in …
Today for school we went on an excursion to Toulouse to visit the Resistance Museum and the recently opened Aeroscopia Aircraft Museum.
The Resistance Museum covers three floors and has been operating for 20 years, entry to the museum is free and is very well presented. It caters for both French and English visitors with English handouts provided if you ask for them. Also, there are a number ...
... and Fulham although there are distinctly less men called Tarquin with their Rugger shirt collars turned up and bizarrely less large four wheel drive cars. The area looks quite like England with deciduous trees and rolling farmland but is much more open as there are less walls and hedges and the villages are mainly Bastides - fortified medieval towns build mostly in the thirteenth and fourteenth century.
There is a huge pride ...
This morning Kate and Roy were quite pleased with the decision from the Principal that today would be a short day for schooling! At about 10.30am we headed off to the pink city of Toulouse.
Toulouse is about 90km from Montpezat-de-Quercy and we met up with Christophe and Bastien the local IPA representatives in the town and they took us under their wing to show us the sights of their beautiful city. The city is currently ...
... around Berbie Palace on the banks of The Tarn River. This is another 'pink' brick building which was also built in the 13th century and was the home of the Arch Bishop of Albi, it is listed as one of the best preserved fortified palaces in France.
Our next event will be something none of us will forget for quite sometime and made sure that we will always remember our trip to Albi.... We were driving across the bridge in heavy traffic to get a ...