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... that protect the Chateau. These lands and dwellings originally belonged to the Trencavel family in the 11th Century, in 1208 Pope Innocent III called for a religious crusade against the Trencavels. Carcassonne was besieged and surrendered on 15 August 1209. The Viscount of Carcassonne, Roger Raymond Trencavel surrendered himself with the guarantee that all of his people in the city would be allowed to go free. The crusaders arrested the young a Viscount and threw him into ...
... swimming pool and sauna in the complex which we took advantage of in the afternoon before heading into the Medieval City for dinner in one of the many restaurants located inside the city walls.
We chose a restaurant that had been recommended to us by a local and were not disappointed with our meals, well maybe a little disappointed in that they had run out of their signature dish of cassoulette. The highlight of tonight was a soloist who sang in Spanish ...
... back to Baton Rouge. The hood of my car blew up, (don’t ask, the winds were way up, but I have no idea why the hood blew up); in my mind’s eye I can still see that sucker blowing up, totally blocking my vision – it acted like a sail, spun the car off the road into one of those large canals that run down both sides of Airline Highway. As the car began to sink into the depths of the canal (who knew after all that wine, wind, rain and excitement that the canal ...
Another three hundred
mile day with some interesting bits of countryside. The journey was
marked by being caught in a major thunderstorm the like of which we
had never seen and we were only a mile and a half from the hotel.
Cars came to a halt on the motorway unable to clear their
windscreens. We were saturated within seconds and I was seriously
worried about how close the lightening bolts ...
... by Napoleon in the same year (Battle of Marengo).
Wandered up through the narrow streets of the town, can see that these narrow streets are a great idea in hot sunny countries as they provide cool(ish) shaded walking area.
Decided to go and explore the medieval city, so cycled up there and found a suitable rubbish bin to chain the bike up to. The old city was renovated by an architect in the 1860's, and looks like ...