Mas de la Berchere
Travel Blogs from Montbrun-des-Corbieres
... manners on the road and stop to help with mechanicals and pull us along for a while in the head wind.
I'm feeling strong for the first time and enjoy today's ride. It is a warm, sunny day as we roll into Olargues, un des plus beaux villages de France. I have a little cry because it's just so stunning and because David isn't here to share it.
... descending from the Pyrenees to join us. This is akin to the Norman Conquest. We are being invaded! At dinner we remain separated as groups, though I note that Kathleen and David have reached out immediately and joined the newbies. Americans are just so welcoming.
Vicky redeems the cap situation by awarding it to both Don and Harold for being the oldest and most respected members of our group. Phew.
... cabin and viewing from a high perspective, this way you can see over the canal banks to the grapevines and pastures beyond. It is relaxing and beautiful, but you do need to stay vigilant to avoid the overhanging tree branches and to break out a limbo move under the tiny stone bridges. Arrived at Carcassone around 6pm after negotiating 13 locks, organised payment for ...
... priest stayed behind to care for about 25 men who were too sick to leave .
Daddy said it was the priest who saved his life, I think he had pneumonia.
Of course, he didn’t talk much about any of it.
Ben and I both feel connected to the war years.
I have been to Dachau, probably 20 years ago, and it was a big tourist attraction then.
You can never underestimate how many people go there every day.
Parking lot full of ...
... to create something that would be enjoyed by future generations.Even when money was at its most scarce he insisted on using quality,hard wearing materials and paid particular attention to detail. This is why the canal is in such remarkable condition more than three centuries later.It is also why this purely technical structure ranks among the purely architectural masterpieces of the 17th century. Leonardo da Vinci is generally considered to ...