Hotel Le Pavillon du Chateau de Garrevaques
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... of Albi is built on a large river called the Tarn so there are many bridges in this town. One of them is said to be one of the oldest (still in use) which was built in 1040. After looking around a bit more we hopped back in the car, grabbed some supplies and headed home. The kids relaxed as we kicked back in the spa and talked about the days adventure. Although one surprise was when we pulled the cover off the spa and a small green frog jumped out. The kids though he was very ...
... ll stay another night, so that we can try to get a water filter in Beziers. No joy at the two truma agents. They don't use the kind of water filling systems in France, they just bung a hose pipe into a hole in the side. I will have to order from Amazon and get them sent. What is really sad is that loads of Plane trees are being cut down along the canal du midi. Apparently they have a disease and will be replanted, but cruising along the canal will now be in bright ...
So the carnival is over and we pack up and spend a night at Fanjeaux before journeying to the Weedons at Villemagne. A week of R&R with friends. A week spent visiting some new places and revisiting old ones - Castelnaudary, Carcassonne, Mazeres and Revel. Lunch in out of the way village bars and coffee in market squares. And of course the St Papoul ...
... secondly lots of men on the canal look like Santa. Sort of round with white beards. They look like Santa about 1-2months out before the Christmas rush whilst his hair is shorter and before his winter weight has kicked in for the 48hr sleigh ride dropping off all the good girls (like me) and boys presents. - thirdly the French will put ever translation of brochures and products except English. - coming in at ...
... of the laity in mass.
Our main stop for the day was to Chateau de Montsegur, where the Cathars fled to after their persecution by the Catholic Church. It was almost the perfect place to hide from the cruelty of the world. The Chateau was located high on a mountain in the Pyrenees. By almost perfect, I mean that the Catholic crusaders eventually found the Cathars and conquered their high up fortress. The Cathars were given a choice by the crusaders to either convert to ...