Le Clos Saint Hillaire
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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 ...
... 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 ...
... and drinking wine. Looked like a very relaxed way to see the French country side. I thought it was a bit strange that the crew wore what looked like Akuubras and it turned out he was from Townsville and did this for 6 months of the year. It did get us thinking that this would be a good holiday idea but it is very slow travel, takes ages to get through each loch as you have to queue etc and costs a lot of money - but you never know! Overall we enjoyed our time at Carcassonne ...
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 ...
... heaps of turrets and an enormous wall - it looked like the Disneyland Palace - very exciting! Headed down a little laneway and stopped in front of our home for the next week. Very cute with it's little wooden shutters and cosy interior. Got settled and headed for bed.
Next morning Karen was having trouble walking, her hip and lower back were painful but we figured it was all the cobblestones and just time to take it easy for a few days. She decided it was too ...