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Making paper

I recently went on a day out with friends – it was a treat for us all!!  We went to the village of Brousses-et-Villaret, where there is a bit of living heritage: a paper mill. 1,419 more words

Places To Visit

A la Marché!

On Tuesday it is market day at Lamalou Les Bains and so off we went to have a look around. The stalls were all selling local produce…except for a large stall selling knives and another selling bamboo boxer shorts! 32 more words


What and where is "le Pays Cathare", and who were the Cathars?

The story of the Cathars
The “Cathars” themselves were not a race, or a people; they were the followers of a dissident church that flourished in several parts of Europe during the early Mediaeval period. 89 more words


Tuning into to a different soundtrack

Sounds and noise surround us. Some so constant that we block them out and no longer hear them.

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Use it or lose it - Best restaurant between Perpignan and Lapradelle-Puilarens

You may recall that we visited Restaurant l’Egrappoir last year on our run down from the Aude valleys to the Mediterranean coast where the apartment is located . 205 more words


La Jeunesse: New Wines from Southern France & Rhône's Better Half

Quick feed on some fresh young wines from Southern France- the area that sometimes includes Languedoc-Roussillon, the Pyrenees, South West parts of what you may know as the area where Armagnac is made (but not north enough to touch Bordeaux), Provence and Southern Rhone. 374 more words


The Canal du Midi from Carcassonne to the Mediterranean

Explore the wide valley of the River Aude and sections of the Canal du Midi on this wonderful route that offers ample time to veer away into the low-lying hills and quiet valleys to discover medieval villages, Roman towns and picturesque olive groves. 21 more words