Again, we snuck in here, it seems the castle, like the newer one, is abandoned save for a groundskeeper. We had always dreamed of sneaking in when younger. These old large castles are very expensive to maintain and as they were passed on through generations, the splits in wealth could not keep up.
France Day 5: Tarabel with Grandparents September 11th 2004 Childhood Memories
We drove out with grandpa and grandma on one of our only two excursions by car on the trip. Papy cannot drive well anymore so I ended up doing most of it at the wheel of his low mileage but beat up Citroen Xantia. Tarabel is not that far, maybe 15 miles east of downtown Toulouse, but despite recent growth, it still is in the countryside, the equivalent of Sunbury to Columbus.
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Europe » France » Midi-Pyrénées » Tarabel 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