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Château Minerve

Friday, 9 May 2014 | Views [248]

The tower surrounded by birds is all that remains of  Château Minerve, which was besieged by Simon de Montfort in 1210. Following the massacre of Béziers in 1209 Château Minerve had provided a refuge for escaping Cathars. However, ... Read more >

Tags: cathars, crusaders, minerve, siege

Songs from Carcassonne

Friday, 9 May 2014 | Views [241]

The vaults above me point towards the sky. In an art history class a long time ago we were taught that this was an attempt to reach for the heavens and to glorify God.  Gothic, someone named it. The light streaming in through the windows filtered ... Read more >

Tags: carcassonne, medieval, songs

Photos: France

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Photos: The Pyrinees

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