Arrival in France July 12th 2010 July 8 - We are at the villa. Castelnau Barbarens means castle of the barbarians. The town is a village built on ancient ruins and so is the villa. http://www.castelnau-barbarens.fr/page2.html
We stopped at the bakery for fresh bread and for au foie de canard for lunch at the villa. It is 98 degrees this afternoon! A heat wave in the south of France.
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Europe » France » Midi-Pyrénées » Auch 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