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Les Canals du Midi

This area is full of canals. And boats travel along them, tying up now and then to rest or visit a nearby town, passing through locks or just floating by. 176 more words


Le cassoulet and Montolieu

Today we all went in search of cassoulet, the hearty bean dish that is the pride of this Languedoc région, and on to Montolieu, the Village of Books. 277 more words



Today we took a short trip to a nearby town, Poilhes. The lovely Canals du Midi wind their way through this région and we saw barges drifting slowly along. 104 more words



The villa that my friend rented.

The people we are with.

The town…

What would a French village be without a cathedral? This is the view out one window. 56 more words


Le train

So today was spent traveling from Paris south to Narbonne where we rented a car and drove to meet everyone at Capestang. All in French. At one point in the trip I was able to really stretch my French vocabulary talking with a charming taxi driver from north Africa. 143 more words