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Europe » France » Midi-Pyrénées » Castres August 5th 2012

Our weekend in Toulouse was a wonderful surprise. We had not heard much about the city, and didn't really have any expectations. We had a beautifully sunny summer weekend exploring the narrow streets, cathedrals and parks. We picnicked by the river, had our first Plat de Jour at a gorgeous restaurant by the river and rode a ferris wheel for amazing views of the city. Toulouse fast became one of our favourite cities in France. On Sunday afternoon we caught the bus out to Chateau Brametourte in Lautrec, our home for the next two weeks. Chateau Brametourte is owned by a British couple named Alison and Paul. They have owned the Chateau for about 6 years and renovated it from a derelict ruin to a stunning B&B using HelpX labour the whole way. The name 'Brametourte' ... read more
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