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'Bye Capestang

A few random things…town square…castle

The heart of the old town is a square where people gather to sit and drink coffee or something more. One of our friends is working with Providence Hospital in Seattle to consider “community” and how that works. 133 more words

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Le graffiti français

One day out walking, we found graffiti decorating all the interior walls of an empty overflow canal. Capestang has about 3,000 people. And some of them aren't sleeping at night. 22 more words

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Collioure and Fitou

An hour and a half south of Capestang and you are nearly into Spain. The beautiful Riviera seaside town of Collioure is very lovely, cheery colors and a more southern architecture, but packed with European tourists. 245 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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