Carcassonne (2011) Revisited

These are photos I didn't know I had. I found these pictures from a trip that I took to Carcassonne in 2011. I had always wanted to go to Carcassonne - to fulfil a childhood ambition (that my sister reminded me about). It is a fortified French town in the Aude department, in the Region... Continue Reading →

Normandy Graveyard & Chapel

Normandy Crosses In July of this year (2013) I visited my sister in France. She lives in a farmhouse, which she developed herself, in a commune situated in Basse-Normandy. She chose this life for herself partly as a means of escaping from the rat-race I believe - something for which I am full of admiration.... Continue Reading →

Les gargouilles de la Basilica of St. Nazaire and St. Celse, Carcassonne

Les gargouilles de la Basilica of St. Nazaire and St. Celse, Carcassonne The Basilica of St. Nazaire and St. Celsus is an imposing building situated within the walls of Carcassonne old town  It was formerly the cathedral of Carcassonne until 1801, when it was replaced by the present Carcassonne Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Michel de Carcassonne). It is a grand Gothic building with a large... Continue Reading →

Carcassonne 2011

My first trip away this year was in January, to Carcassonne, France. I had decided that I could not feasibly take any more photographs of Liverpool and needed to book flights, and I had always wanted to see Carcassonne. I was talking with my sister about the trip and she reminded me that our aunt had... Continue Reading →

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