As crowded as it was inside the walled city of Carcassonne on a beautiful Saturday morning in late September, you wouldn't know while walking along the ramparts. Photo taken September 2016.
One of the things you're supposed to do when you visit Carcassonne is to try the cassoulet, a dish made with meat and white beans, served like a stew. Kathryn got a photo of hers before she dug in. Our cassoulet was made with a pork sausage and had a roasted duck thigh too. The… Continue reading Cassoulet languedocien, enjoying a hearty lunch in Carcassonne
To follow up on yesterday's post, we had a lovely time in Carcassonne. We arrived at the train station around 8:15 am, and after spending a few minutes checking out the Canal du Midi, we sat down for a relaxing breakfast before making the roughly half-hour walk to the walled city. Along the way we… Continue reading Carcassonne
It's about 7:15 am, around the time we've been getting out of bed most mornings since our arrival in France, but today we've been awake over two hours and are more than one hour into our train ride to Carcassonne. The train rolled out of the station on Beziers several minutes ago, and as the… Continue reading Train ride to Carcassonne