a day in the sun

I am currently enjoying a short break in the South West of France, and today I was near Narbonne. The sun was shining bright but the wind was very strong. I really loved discovering

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gouffre_de_l%27%C5%92il_Doux

We had lunch at a delicious restaurant in Gruissan, five stars for food and serving.

http://www.auxdeuxoliviers.com/#_=_

then we drove to St Pierre sur Mer to park near the riding center, where a little fair was taking place – sheep shearing and local foods and drinks

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then we walked the path up the hill until this was unveiled in front of our very eyes – truly mesmerizing!

WP_20150516_023 this is the ‘gouffre de l’oeil doux’

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and finally we drove to the Abbey of Fontfroide, an ancient Sistercian abbey, really worth the visit

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so long, dear Readers

tomorrow is the day when I go for a 6h hike near Mazamet, that will be more in the woods;)

May 16, 2015

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