Travel Blogs from Castres
... of Madame Borghese is life-size; a sculpture of Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese, she was the "wayward" sister of Napoleon but the only one of his siblings to visit him during his exile on Elba. In the art world this piece is known as "Paolina Borghese, Venus Victorious." The similarities between the two faces, one of Ebe, the other of Pauline Bonaparte, are striking. (Oh, to have had a camera in the early 1800s for a life photograph of Pauline Bonaparte.)
... recounting of the place would require.
One recent example of a failure to get the entire story: Jim T. on the glories of Italy’s Cinque Terre for the hiking crowd. He said he noticed in the photographs that our (me and Norma’s) tongues weren’t hanging out, thus we must not have joined in the grueling hike across the mountainsides from one of the five towns to the next. He was joking of course; at 70 years old and sitting in a car driving cross country ...
... 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 ...
Felt much better today we went to Decathlon to have a look around. Beth picked up some weights to start her new training regime. Later in the evening went for a Pizza. Yummy. As always watched an episode of Game of Thrones.
... say that I have now entered the eighth dimension. I now remember what the 7th dimension was. It was that in castres they speak with a slight accent which at first I found to be confusing. It's hard to explain but it's noticeable with words ending with an n. like bien or demain. If you can imagine how they are supposed to sound, it's like the normal beginning but at the end it's like and ing sound. Like bieng. Or demaing. Sorry it's hard to ...
Other places to stay in Castres
201 avenue Charles de Gaulle, Castres | 3 star hotelfrom $106
11 Rue Henri le Chatellier, Castres | Hotelfrom $62
5 rue Victor Hugo, Castres | 3 star hotelfrom $83
17 rue Victor-Hugo, Castres | 3 star hotelfrom $98
3, Place Roger Salengro, Castres | Hotelfrom $82
10 Quai Tourcaudiere, Castres | Hotelfrom $71