Up to the Pyranees April 15th 2012 15th April 2012 Sunday.
Rain overnight. Set off for Querigut high in the Pyrenees, fantastic journey via the Gorge de St Georges - hairpin bends, overhanging rocks, narrow roads and drove to a height of just under 5000 feet - no wonder the snow was so thick!!First time we have met a snowplough when on our travels!! Monasteries and Chateaus are perched high on the rock faces and the r ... read more
Europe » France » Languedoc-Roussillon » Aude Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more