Nick & Betty's European Trip
Oct. 30 to Nov. 17, 2009

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Nov. 11: Nimes, and the springs that provide water to the city Nimes has one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres
2,000 year old Roman Pont du Garde in Nimes Nimes' Maison Carree dates from Roman times
Aigues-Mortes - The rebuilt city walls date from the 13th century
The foundations of the city were built around 102 BC Tourism plays a large part of Aigues-Mortes' economy
Toilettage in Aigues-Mortes A well-groomed bulldog in Aigues-Mortes
Carcassonne: The upper old town and lower new town Carcassonne has a double ring of ramparts and towers
Carcassonne was an important trading center in 6th Century BC Entrance to Carcassonne
Carcassonne village square in the rain Carcassonne has many restaurants and shops within its walls
View of Carcassonne from our Hotel Espace Same view of Carcassonne at dusk
Nov. 12: Montolieu, a small village built on a rocky outcrop A quiet park in Revel
Revel church Revel town square bordered by medieval buildings
Nov. 12: Cahors is contained on three sides by the River Lot
Cahors and the remarkable Pont Valentre Cahors and the remarkable Pont Valentre
Correze region of France with over 5000 kms of rivers (the Vergeze, the Correze and the Dordogne) plus over 40 lakes.
Nov. 13: A beautiful building on the approach to Rocamadour Rocamadour road signs
Rocamadour and its exquisite setting Rocamadour's buildings rise magically from the cliffs
Rocamadour is the 2nd most visited site in France Rocamadour never fails to make a visual impression
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