Premiere Classe Toulouse Sud - Portet
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Today for school we went on an excursion to Toulouse to visit the Resistance Museum and the recently opened Aeroscopia Aircraft Museum.
The Resistance Museum covers three floors and has been operating for 20 years, entry to the museum is free and is very well presented. It caters for both French and English visitors with English handouts provided if you ask for them. Also, there are a number ...
As well as the liver, they also eat the breast of the force fed geese which is known as Magret (mag-ray not Margaret!).
Drink-wise (well it is why we are here) they specialsie in Armagnac brandy, wine and Floc de Gascogne.
Floc de Gascogne is a vin de liqueur, wine fortified with brandy. This type of drink is also made in Cognac (as Pineau des Charentes) and Jura (as Macvin). "Floc" is an Occitan word for ...
... stuffed dog collection.
Kate did not miss out on the shopping either, as during the day we had a chance to visit a shopping centre where she finally selected a couple of nice headbands to accessories her wardrobe.
In the evening we were taken on a walk through the city to enjoy the Christmas lights and the evening was capped off with a visit to the Saint Sernin Basilica which was built between the 11th and ...
... this one) was so comfortable I didn’t even
care. It was great, I would have taken a pic to show everyone what it was like
but I thought it would be a bit weird and I didn’t want to disturb the other
theatre goers. First of all, the whole theatre was smaller, the screen was
smaller in a smaller room with waaaaaaay less seats. There were about 8 seats
per row and probably only 20 rows. There was more leg room and the seats
themselves had thicker ...
... had a decent enough dinner and slept well.
Sunday, September 21
We got started early this morning and had planned to spend the night in Castlenaudary (try pronouncing that one!). It was a long day, and we were planning to stop early and enjoy the free time. But the harbor master's office was closed, so after a quick walk around town and a few photos, we all were ready to move on a ...