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Le Cite fortress city  
   

Le Cite fortress city

Le Cite in Carcassonne
Fairytale castle

July 12th 2012
Geo: 43.2126, 2.3561 After a busy 2-day trip out to the Mediterranean, we opted for a shorter, local trip on Thursday. We rode back out about 45 minutes east of Toulouse to the town of Carcassonne - with its ancient walled city and fairy-tale castle set high on a hill. This huge castle includes many turrets, towers, drawbridges and cobbled streets. It is reputed to have been the inspiration ... read more
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French Flag 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
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