Le Roc Sur L'Orbieu
Travel Blogs from Saint-Pierre-des-Champs
Today we drove back to france around the Pyrenees, rather than over them, and stopped at carcossonne . This is an amazing place on a hilltop flanked by the Pyrenees mountains. It holds an important position as it is on the main trading route between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean oceans. It was first settled around 3500 bc, first fortified by the Romans in 100bc. It has changed hands many times over ...
... Mum. After this, we walked around the castle walls and we were going to go up even higher but it cost 8€ each so we didn't bother. We then went back to the campsite to get ready to go out on a bike ride. It was a big cycle path which went around the castle, over the river and into the town before coming back again. During the bike ride, we got bread for dinner, ice creams and smoothies. By the time we got back. it was really hot and I was ...
We were recommended to visit an African safari nearby - a drive in and walk thru safari where animals from bears to lions roam freely.
It was an hour's drive and it was an interesting park. The weather was very hot to make it authentic!
We spent the whole afternoon there and drove around twice, the second time the animals were out and waiting to be fed!
We are here for a couple of days and we visited the old city of Carcssonne, famous for its "double walled" fortification - where a city was protected inside them.
It was a hot and sunny day, we walked across from the new city half an hour by foot, and had lunch inside the walls ...
... and Russell the Alsatian cross, and a very tall man plastering the ceiling. Rowena introduces me, this is Marias, he's a Hungarian dentist there for the week. How funny, of course, why wouldn't you have a Hungarian dentist fixing your ceiling! funny. Rowena has home stayers that do different jobs, often learning different things for a room and food for different periods of time. There are two guys there at present. Marias only arrived on Thursday and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool