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
John’s experiences camping and watching the mania and mayhem of the Tour de France at the Mur de Péguère
A visit to the Chateau de Lordat and Summertime in Bonascre.
Wonderful day out in Toulouse. But then M. Grumpy and Madame Snooty came to stay.
L’Ariégeoise: The Dedicated Amateur Cyclists Challenge. Two Gite guests took part.
A French car-boot sale, Flamenco dancing, German summer visitors, friendly Aussies and Pizza…are the subject of the latest episode of “L’Escapade”.
Mirepoix, my favourite bastide town, had an Antiques Faire this bank-holiday weekend. We also enjoyed visiting a beautiful hillside garden with tremendous views.