Tag Archives: World Heritage Sites

Carcassonne

To end the trip to the Mediterranean, we stopped in the Medieval city of Carcassonne, which is conveniently halfway between Toulouse and the sea. If I were to recount the history of Carcassone, it would be a thousand page novel, but it’s … Continue reading

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Churches of Toulouse

I am a lover of old things. I could spend hours at antique and vintage stores; I find such beauty and warmth in antiques that I don’t feel with modern things. I love old architecture for the same reasons, but … Continue reading

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Rocamadour

A medieval city built into a cliff? Rocamadour is the type of place you dream about. Walking through Rocamadour, it’s easy to be transported back to a time when kings and queens ruled France. In fact, as an important pilgrimage … Continue reading

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Getting There (Rocamadour)

After being awoken by roosters outside our hotel window, Vlad and I left St. Cirq-Lapopie for Rocamadour. Just like the drive to St. Cirq, the drive to Rocamadour was equally as spectacular. Although the tiny houses we passed didn’t change, … Continue reading

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Canal du Midi

The Canal du Midi is a canal that runs through the South of France, and in conjunction with the Canal de Garonne, connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. The canal and the river that feeds it, La Garonne, both … Continue reading

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