Travel Blogs from Castres
... both favorite foods of our earliest ancestors), also wolf, hyena, and deer roaming across this particular landscape. Humans lived next to animals which have since become extinct.
We recently traveled southeast of Siran to Tautavel, visiting The Museum of Tautavel-The European Centre of Prehistory, presenting the whole history of mankind in Europe since the first European humans. The earliest remains of human existence in Europe, dating to 450,000 years ...
... red brick building which looks more like a fortress than a cathedral. In fact it is the largest brick built cathedral in Europe. As we got closer - guess what? Yes, you've got it - white plastic sheeting and scaffolding!!!! Grrrrr! - luckily mostly around one end.
Although it was only ...
... was shortly after that we made a turn we should not have. After climbing halfway to heaven we realized we had made a mistake, and realized we needed to turn around. Unfortunately Mesfin had blasted ahead up the hill, so Carole volunteered to chase him down ( actually up). She found him, we backtracked about 8 km and got back on the right road.. The other piece of excitement ...
... own after that. After a climb and descent, we arrived the town of Brousse-le-Chateau, which was worth a quick stop for a photo. It's kind of amazing the way we come up to one beautiful old town after another along the Tarn River even now when we're beyond the most popular part of the gorge.
From there, we just sat in behind Dave as he did the work and I enjoyed the views and very quiet roads right beside the river pretty much the entire rest of ...
... 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