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The Pyrenees - France

Originally it was hoped that Christmas would be spent in the Pyrenees, south of France with some friends. This was postponed due to the likelihood of heavy snow and risk of not being able to leave (not that I was complaining) but alas the weather forecast didn’t come to fruition and it was quite fine. 1.053 more words


Foix - Official Guide Foix Park

Official Guide Foix Park

Water between vineyards and castles. The interest of the Foix Park focuses both on the variety of ecological environments that have been generated around the Foix reservoir, one of the few wetlands Penedès, like a rich architectural and historical heritage vertebrate Penyafort around castles and castle of great strategic importance during the middle Ages. 58 more words


And so a year abroad begins

In April I received a letter saying that I was accepted in the Teach Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) for the 2016-2017 academic year in Foix, France. 543 more words


France : here and there !!

During our trip in  France, in May 2015, we  visited  many places.  The very lovely town of Cordes-sur-Ciel.   The fortified town was built in 1222 by Raimon VII, the  Count of Toulouse,  who, though not a  Cathar , tolerated what other Catholics considered a heresy. 346 more words


A Tale of 10 Cities: Chapter 1 - Duilhac to Tarascon sur Ariège (France)

A ‘Tale of 10 Cities’, the name me and Paul gave to our travels from Piedmont and Lazio to Tuscany and Slovenia (spot the odd one out). 789 more words

La Roucateille, 09330 Montgaillard, near Foix, Midi-Pyrénées.

I am enjoying immensely my tour from Bilbao to Perpignan. In Foix there is a first class site with some of the most immaculate facilities I have ever seen. 25 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Day 2/3: Small pleasures

Day 2-3 Friday to Saturday – Small and big pleasures
Today was our travel day from Toronto to Toulouse. Overall smooth sailing with the exception of the cardio sweat getting through the airport border at Frankfurt through a one mile maze to our connecting flight in time for take-off. 321 more words