Short but very sweet...
Trip Start Jun 10, 2007
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We strolled the old town and did the usual people watching in one of the many quaint squares we came across. We even managed to get a hold of the elusive kebab we have been keeping an eye out for (there is something that we found exceptional about European kebabs). Signs of Toulouse being a larger city were also evident as there were plenty of people zipping around in business attire, people asking for money, and even the drunk peeing by the river at noon.
We stayed by the airport as we had to drop off our car and get on a plane at 6:30 the next morning
Transportation stories aside, this trip was everything we hoped for and more. We had absolutely perfect weather. We saw Basque country, medieval villages, and the panoramic Pyrenees. We were spoiled with tasty chocolate, fabulous wine, traditional dishes, endless tapas, and countless other gastronomic delights. The South-West of France has certainly stimulated the senses. We already had a high opinion of this country, but this trip has solidified France’s legendary status. We now can better comprehend why France has had such a lengthy history of conquest after conquest, who wouldn’t want to claim this incredible place as their own?
Meg and I had a great time, and even with all of the wonderful things we saw (and consumed), the best part was doing it all together. We are already contemplating our next adventure, but until then take care. A bientot