Les couleurs du marchè

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Great stalls and produce at the Saturday market in Uzès yesterday – seems to be the largest one in the locality and had everything you could possibly require!

Les Arènes du Nîmes

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Les Arènes du Nîmes is a roman ampitheatre which although better preserved, is slightly smaller than the Colosseum in Rome. It’s in regular use during the summer as a concert venue and today was being prepared for Joan Baez appearing tonight.

Le Lac de Cavayère or ‘Carcassonne Plage’!

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A man made lake, le lac de Cavayère  is about 4km outside Carcassonne and is a popular place to go to enjoy sandy beaches, water sports or just enjoy a stroll around the lake. The water was very pleasantly warm and the  scenery lovely.

Les Châteaux de Lastours

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A couple of hours climbing up and down the mountains to see the four castles of Lastours. Now ruined they were four separate Cathar castles defending a huge deep valley. Each is distinct in design and has great views of the surrounding area. Extremely hot, hard work but well worth the climb up to 300m above the valley floor – but not something I want to do every day!

La Grotte de Limousis

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A lovely cool hour spent underground walking through the caves at Limousis. Wonderful colours and formations of rocks.