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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 ...
Today was both a sad, yet exciting day. We were all a little sad to be leaving Montpezat-de-Quercy where we througly enjoyed our stay, but excited to head off onto the next stage of our adventure. On our last drive down the hill we spotted three wild deer in a field near the road, this is a rare sighting and we guess they came out to say goodbye as well.
Next stop Carcassone! Carcassone is a very interesting city which is divided by the L'Aude River with a ...
... our driving mishap during Hurricane Betsy. We didn’t wind up in LSU’s University Lake but in a canal along Airline Highway. (I have no idea how Buddy knows about this, he is younger than me, wasn’t at LSU at the time to my knowledge, but my sins seem to follow me like a bad dream.) During that event, Gee Gee and I, and dearly departed Stacy Freeman, (we are fraternity brothers) went on a midnight drive to New Orleans to get to the eye of Betsy which is ...
... into France, another train to a city called Narbonne then a local train to Carcassonne. Carcassonne is a medieval walled city dating back to Roman and Visigoth times. We stayed in the newer area dating back to about the 13th century and across the road from the main canal. This had been built to cross the country and to link the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean. It was around 20 minutes by foot from our place through town to the old city. The first thing that we noticed was ...
... journey even if it was very typical of every other medieval town,
including San Marino and Mont San Michel. It made a pleasant end to
the day and the end of the holiday. We dined outside yet again, in a
small square jammed full of dining tables from at least four
restaurants. We finally wandered back to the hotel, well after
darkness had fallen, admiring the flood-lit ancient city walls.