Medieval Carcassone September 24th 2017 After a late continental breakfast of a croissant, we walked to the medieval city - Carcassone Cite Medievale. It is only a 5 minute walk around the corner so our hotel is in a prime location. It was a beautiful day and quite hot at 29 degrees - a big difference to the 16 or so of late in England.
The hilltop site is in the south of France and was protected originally by a Gallo-Roman wall. It ... 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