Cathar-tic August 13th 2012 We arrived in Carcassonne early Wednesday afternoon and met our delightful host of the B & B we stayed in. We were surprised to see that we had a small apartment rather than just a room. After settling in we orientated ourselves to the Bastide St Louis, which is the “modern part of the City” (it’s actually 13thcentury!).
The next morning (Thursday) we went to explore La Cité w ... read more
Europe » France » Languedoc-Roussillon » Carcassonne 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