Tag: Languedoc

Guest Blog – Santiago de Compostela Camino by Eva Hamori

Written by on May 11, 2016 in Blog
Guest Blog – Santiago de Compostela Camino  by Eva Hamori

LIFE IS A PILGRIMAGE. THE WISE MAN DOES NOT REST ON THE ROADSIDE INNS. HE MARCHES DIRECTLY TO THE ILLIMITABLE DOMAIN OF ETERNAL BLISS, HIS ULTIMATE DESTINATION.” SWAMI SIVANANDA My mobile kept dropping the call from the tourist office but I was nearly home. From the corner of my eye I saw a character straight […]

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BASTILLE DAY JULY 24TH

Written by on April 16, 2016 in Blog
BASTILLE DAY JULY 24TH

THE MOST AWESOME FIREWORK DISPLAY YOU WILL EVER SEE CARCASSONNE JULY 2016 Not to be missed Undoubtedly THE best firework display I have ever ever seen and these photos can not do it justice. To get here we followed a convoy of cars to find the last parking spots in Carcassonne (The city was blocked […]

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When Online Dating meets La Vie en Rose

Written by on February 12, 2016 in Blog
When Online Dating meets La Vie en Rose

True life story from local friend Miles Barrington 8 years ago I was managing a sports shop in Bristol. Life was busy and stressful, and I was very much living the city life. Then, one Sunday in the winter of 2009, everything came to a head. I’d been stood-up by a blind date during the […]

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Guest Blog – meet Eva from My Expat Life at That’s Hamori

Written by on February 5, 2016 in Blog
Guest Blog – meet Eva from My Expat Life at That’s Hamori

Hi, I’m Eva Hamori from My Expat Life – That’s Hamori http://thatshamori.com bringing you a blog post from Capestang. C.A.C 34 (Collectif d’Artistes de Capestang)is an active association bringing the arts to our region. It is a treat for the senses. How did they start? It started with an idea. A few years ago, the […]

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The Languedoc, as pretty as a picture

Written by on February 3, 2016 in Blog
The Languedoc, as pretty as a picture

One of the other prehaps lesser known secrets of the Languedoc is the number of famous artists that were drawn to the area to capture its magic in their water colours, artists such as Gaughin, Toulouse Lautrec, Matisse and Picasso to name but a few were inspired by the breathtaking colours, open spaces, the sparkling […]

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Experience the magic of the Carnival de Limoux

Written by on January 20, 2016 in Blog
Experience the magic of the Carnival de Limoux

    Throughout the month right through until Easter, the beautiful medieval city of Limoux comes alive with the sights and sounds of Carnival. It is conducted in Occitan, the traditional language of the area. Limoux’s carnival is for everyone to participate in. The parade is made up guilds and ‘goudil’s clowns and ordinary people. […]

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