Tag Archives: Bastide

Dreaming of The Tarn

When my colleague headed off to The Tarn in Midi-Pyrénées, France, with a media group, I decided to revisit the highlights of my own visit last year. First up, Cordes-sur-Ciel – the medieval bastide that is located so high up, on … Continue reading

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What are you looking at?

I like nothing better than people watching and this family intrigued not only me but EVERYONE who was walking around Cordes-Sur-Ciel in the Tarn Department of Midi-Pyrénées, France, in July 2012.  Everyone stopped with them and stood staring too! What … Continue reading

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On top of the world in Cordes-sur-Ciel

When invited to visit a city in the clouds in the Tarn department of Midi-Pyrénées, it was as if my childhood fantasies were revisited – a medieval stronghold or bastide so high up, on occasion, it is hidden from view among … Continue reading

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