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... theatres which are used as classrooms for schools visiting the museum. The museum built on what we have been learning over the past few days and provided an excellent opportunity for Kate and Roy to actually read first hand accounts of the actions of the Resistance fighters such as smuggling allied soldiers over the Pyrenees Mountains into Spain, and has left us all wanting to learn more.
... an adult. We felt the children were mature enough to handle the exhibits as they did in Berlin where they were also confronted with some very graphic images.
The museum is entirely written in French however thanks to a wonderful App 'word lens' we were able to translate the writing into English. The translation may not have been perfect but it was good enough to give us a fair indication of what had occurred. Kate and ...
... 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 ...
... and our first stop was the Capitol Building itself. This building is the city hall and with the increased security measures in place it was closed for public viewing. Fortunately thanks to being with Christophe and Bastien we were given access to the building, including a tour of the council meeting room which is normally off limits to the public. As you will see from the photos this building is something to behold. Its walls ...
Got up early. Sylvain had breakfast ready for us early since we had an early flight.
Taxi not showing up. Sylvain ended up taking us in his car. Two banks.
Security--super frisked--lines for men vs women. Passport control took forever.
Went straight to line to board.
Got to airport--got our ...