Le Roc Sur L'Orbieu
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
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... s been shaped, moulded and battered over many many years. You're free to roam the outer walls and being a medieval geek I was thinking about the poor people who had to attack the damn thing.
When you enter the walls, it's easy to forget where you're. There are so many places to eat, little shops, museums and even a Best Western hotel amongst others. Apparently there ...
... carnival - la nuit de Blanquetieres. As before there are assorted characters who probably mean something to the French, but go straight over our heads. But the Blanquetieres were beautiful. Dressed in purply blue with gold ruffs and buttons. Huge gold bags of confetti which they generously showered over the crowd. Again we got picked to have it pushed down our coats. It is horrendous to get ...
... and the snow was vivid white. Today's trip took us to Mirepois. No market, and so the town was sleepy and with few people about. And then to chateau d'Arques. At first it looks like a Middle Ages folly - no reason for its presence. From the other direction, the Donjon looks slightly more impressive. A morning Carcassonne was obligatory. Very few people around and so it was a delight to walk round the Cité and have a cup of ...
... amp; Alison since they visited us at some time when we were living in Norfolk! Back to the house and sundowners and nibbles on the veranda. Beautiful warm evening. BBQ and more wine and to bed. The road through the village runs right under my bedroom window but fortunately not much overnight traffic!
Breakfast on the terrace and then a drive to a beautiful mountain village up in the hills ...
... of the road - doh I'm in France now - oops. Lucky no traffic today! You'd think I'd have gone straight home after that but know, I was still determined to explore Azille so off I drove through an old stone arch, turning through narrow streets admiring the buildings in the rain - then oops I got stuck. The road was blocked at the end and I couldn't get out that way. The right turn was actually too narrow to turn into so ...