L’Escapade: Episode 22

Forges de Pyrène At Montgailhard, just south of Foix, is Les Forges de Pyrène, le village inoublié, a permanent setting for the display of trades, machinery and tools of a by-gone age. The day we visited included the annual Fête du Battage, showing harvesting, dancing and demonstrations. The village blacksmith, the baker, the potter, the… Continue reading L’Escapade: Episode 22

L’Escapade: Episode 16

Mirepoix, my favourite bastide town, had an Antiques Faire this bank-holiday weekend. We also enjoyed visiting a beautiful hillside garden with tremendous views.