Daily Archives: June 27, 2011

Boating and biking the Canal du Midi

Apart from going to the Old Cité, the other thing I’d been looking forward to was a Canal du Midi ‘experience’. It’s 240km long running from Sete on the Mediterranean coast right through to Toulouse where it joins the Garonne … Continue reading

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Carcassonne and Cathars

There is sooo much written about Carcassonne!? So much history… the old cité remains recognisable in old paintings… Evidence has been found of Neolithic settlement 3500 years ago, but the period of the city’s history that seems to capture everyone’s … Continue reading

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