Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Around Languedoc

We have been exploring the local area and found we are close to the Canal du Midi. This is a little shop on the banks of the canal, complete with an oven for baking bread fresh each day:

This is the little town of Le Somail, which is our favourite. The barge on the left is a shop:

We have also visited Carcassone, the medieval walled city whose turrets were added on in the nineteenth century:

And of course we had to try the local dish, Cassoulet, which is comprised of duck, sausage and beans and is very yummy:

James has also cooked us some rabbit which was beautiful:

And I made some jam from figs in our tree to eat with cheese:


Miss Sew & So said...

i took our 3 kiddos to stay in a tiny village- Cabrespine- just outside of Carcasonne for a month last summer- how beautiful is that part of france....that walled castle is stunning!! And the merry-go-round....
fig jams looks amazing...what a wonderful trip!
loving travelling with you!
melissa ...

Elizabeth said...

Looks like you are having a wonderful time in such a gorgeous area. Love the castle, and how cool to have a shop in the barge! Happy Travels :)

Iris said...

Agh, I'm so glad you're blogging all of this! I only just realised. Looks like you're having a great time, love the photos (the food looks incroyable)!


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