Residence Le Parc Constellation
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... at the most, the museum has an electronic counter which shows that it will hold 500 at a time and during peak periods such as summer and school holidays it will be packed.
Kate, Roy and Nathan couldn't help themselves from buying a few souvenirs from the shop. The cost to enter 15.50euro/adult and 13euro/child but was worth it and we would recommend this as a good place to visit when in ...
... 2 May 1944 for their role in the Resistance. There is a monument to the three beside the town church. We have also been telling them the story of Nancy Wake 'the white mouse' a young Australian woman (born in New Zealand) who was the most highly decorated female of WW 2 and a driving force in the Resistance. So much to our pleasure we discovered that there is a new museum dedicated to the Resistance in Montauban so after we left ...
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 ...
... and our first stop was the Capitol Building itself. This building is the city hall and with the increased security measures in place it was closed for public viewing. Fortunately thanks to being with Christophe and Bastien we were given access to the building, including a tour of the council meeting room which is normally off limits to the public. As you will see from the photos this building is something to behold. Its walls ...
... to being on the political fault lines i.e. bottom up.
Ironically the war that nearly destroyed Puycelsi was WW1, because half of the town's men marched away to war and did not come back. One is reminded about how devastated France was during WW1 and WW2 by the prominent memorials almost every village we drive through has.
Fortunately, the tourist industry has drawn fresh life ...