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... and lasted till 1862. He then put forward his plans for the second half of the restorations which was accepted and commenced, in 1879 Eugene died however his pupil Paul Boeswillwald continued restoration works, completing them in 1911. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. It is truly a unique place with gorgeous little cobblestone streets, restaurants, and shops and oddly enough there are still 44 permanent residents that live in the Cite. We spent most of the ...
... on a hill on one side and the Bastide of Saint-Louis on the other. The Medival city dates back to around 122 B.C while the Bastide is a newer suburb built on the flat land opposite the Medival City starting in 1260. Given its age the city has a varied history, from part of the Roman Empire, to religious crusades, forming part of border of Spain and France.
The drive to Carcassone only took about 2.5hrs and we were there in plenty of time to spend the ...
... around Berbie Palace on the banks of The Tarn River. This is another 'pink' brick building which was also built in the 13th century and was the home of the Arch Bishop of Albi, it is listed as one of the best preserved fortified palaces in France.
Our next event will be something none of us will forget for quite sometime and made sure that we will always remember our trip to Albi.... We were driving across the bridge in heavy traffic to get a ...
... curtain. Also, the door to the bathroom doesn't close so I prop a bunch of stuff in front of the door so it won't swing open in the middle of my shower. Not only that, but the shower head is one you hold and manipulate yourself. I go into the tub and realize I don't know if I'm supposed to sit down or stand up or how this whole thing works. I figure out finally how to manipulate the faucet and get the water going. So I start sitting down ...
... more drinks). By jove that French red is good.
The next day we went to the market which was pretty much in the area of the the Irish bar and bought up large all sorts of lovely French delicacies..... actually too many but that's what happens when four people all go off in different directions and buy what they like the look of and then we all meet up to compare purchases :)
Later that day we made the trek in search of the castle of Carcassonne. It was ...
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