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... and lasted till 1862. He then put forward his plans for the second half of the restorations which was accepted and commenced, in 1879 Eugene died however his pupil Paul Boeswillwald continued restoration works, completing them in 1911. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. It is truly a unique place with gorgeous little cobblestone streets, restaurants, and shops and oddly enough there are still 44 permanent residents that live in the Cite. We spent most of the ...
... to the Canal du Midi which was built in the 19th century to link the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, this canal joins with the same canal we visited in Moissac a couple of weeks ago. The canal has got Nathan and Traci thinking that this might be a nice trip to take on a future holiday!
We then found the gothic styled Cathedral of St Michel, this large cathedral has an interesting history after initially being built as a parish church, then later fortified for ...
... beautiful. They were in the middle of the transept, so the sound rose up into the dome above them and rang through the church. They were Russian, apparently. One of them had quite a good falsetto.
We went back to the hotel and rested a bit, and then met the group to walk to dinner an hour later. We ate inside the fortress at La Cotte de Maille, where we were given cassoulet. It was very hot and very hearty. It was also tasty, though I really didn't touch the meat cooked ...
... to us.
We decided to press on at walking pace until off of the motorway and
just as soon as it had started, it stopped. The hotel was
conveniently located half a mile from the old city walls and the
hotel receptionist was very kind in drying our jeans and clothing for
us in the hotel laundry. When we had recovered, we walked up the
road and into the old city. It was very photogenic and worth ...
... than I have French! Matter of fact, I am feeling a bit worried about our communications for the next two days! If only we had made it to Italy :( It is semi thinking about raining, a little windy and I decide to head back to the room for some warmer clothes. When I return we go to another restaurant to begin what is to be a fantastical 7 course French dinner. I wasn't expecting it, but it was a culinary experience to have. Brice and Cecil luckily ordered for ...