Le Roc Sur L'Orbieu
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... ruins and enjoying some fantastic weather. In nearby Carcassonne we toured the fantastically restored medieval city.
Many of the ruins in this vicinity are from a Christian group called Cathars. These Cathars were a peace-loving people who thrived in the area for 200 or so years. Only one problem- because they did not consider themselves to be Catholic, they did not pay money to the ...
... What we didn't do in Carcassonne was visit Le Parc Australien! I found a brochure for this and couldn't beleive it. There are kangaroos, birds etc as well as what looks like manequins of aborigines! The next day we drove along more winding roads and through scenic villages. We stopped for lunch in a small village, Villeneuve, where we were directed through the old stone archway, to the only place open for lunch. There were quite a few other ...
... get out enough to know. Eventually another man showed up and sat down at the blackjack table as well. At one point, one of the bouncer-type guys came through (“Don’t yell at me! I’ve done nothing wrong!” I wanted to say, as he was so good at looking intimidating). The bouncer stopped at our table. “oh, no,” I thought, thinking that we weren’t dressed well enough, hadn’t bet enough money, had ...
... her on the floor and unable to get up for quite a while. Luckily the laundromat owner arrived to lock up and helped her back to the hotel in his car. He couldn't speak English and poss couldn't speak French do it was a bit lucky that it all came together considering that a woman sprawled on the floor asking him to come back to her hotel could have gone either way. Ice packs and into bed but a lot of pain and the bruising looked ...
... became a stronghold of Occitan Cathars who were branded as heretics and subjected to the ultimate catharsis at the point of a sword in the a papal-backed Albigensian Crusade. In 1209 the town was captured by the Crusaders and thereafter became a bastion of the French kings against the Spanish Kingdom of Aragon. As the town expanded across the river in the 17th Century the old fortified cité fell into disrepair, but was restored in the late 19th ...