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France – Odds and Sods

August 28, 2014

Here’s a bit of a collection of odd pictures taken in a variety of places that I either I think are good pictures or they evoke a memory that I cherish.

They come in no order as I don’t feel they need to.  I have written a description of some of them and others need none.  I hope you enjoy.

 

 

Vive La France

Vive La France

Yes, it is difficult to find good coffee to buy in France to make at home

Yes, it is difficult to find good coffee to buy in France to make at home

These are not Gail and Jims bikes

Seen in the Corbiere region

The quintessential European scene. This one is in St. Antonin Noble Val

The quintessential European scene. This one is in St. Antonin Noble Val

Corbiers grape. It's almost the season for picking grapes. Should we stay in France?

Corbiers grape. It’s almost the season for picking grapes. Should we stay in France?

 

La Citie - Carcassonne. The altar.  An amazing nave

La Citie – Carcassonne. The altar. An amazing nave

 

Carcassonne. Where don't they have a ferris wheel.

Carcassonne. Where don’t they have a ferris wheel.

La Citie - Carcasssonne. The Barbacane Hotel located right in the centre of La Cite - beautiful place

La Cite – Carcasssonne. The Hotel de la Cite located right in the centre of La Cite – beautiful place

Lagrasse - a piece for the Ceres Franco collection.  A must see if you go to Lagrasse.  2 houses packed with art

Lagrasse – a piece for the Ceres Franco collection. A must see if you go to Lagrasse. 2 houses packed with art

A farmer who has retired to town

A farmer who has retired to town

Peyrerpertuse - the falconer

Peyrerpertuse – the falconer

Peyrepertuse - the eagle has escaped and flying free

Peyrepertuse – the eagle has escaped and flying free

Cennes - nothing like the plane trees

Cennes – nothing like the plane trees

Cap d'Agde. Haven't stopped looking for that perfect offshore sailing vessel

Cap d’Agde. Haven’t stopped looking for that perfect offshore sailing vessel

Carcassonne - the tattoo shop

Carcassonne – the tattoo shop

Montelieu - 1936- 1939 incarceration of spanish communists during the Spanish Civil War

Montolieu – 1936- 1939 incarceration of Spanish communists during the Spanish Civil War

 

Commonwealth War Grave - Montagne Noir.  A cemetery and monument to the resistance fighters of WW11

Commonwealth War Grave – Montagne Noir. A cemetery and monument to the resistance fighters of WW11

 

Montolieu - seen creeping around town

Montolieu – seen creeping around town

Brousse - the annual paper dress festival. Brousse has one paper making establishment still in operation. Worth visiting

Brousse – the annual paper dress festival. Brousse has one paper making establishment still in operation. Worth visiting

Saissac - my getaway car

Saissac – my getaway car

BYE

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Louise permalink
    August 29, 2014 05:40

    Love the lingerie and the farm implements!

  2. Annie Boldt permalink
    August 30, 2014 17:46

    Had a great meal and visit with Dave & Leslie last night and Dave got out the bike maps to put things in perspective! Thanks Dave, so now I know where you were.
    Dreaming of 2016 in the south of France!! Lorne will be 78! YIKES!
    Love ya guys!
    Annie B.

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