Sept - Oct 2018: Collioure, Carcassonne




Collioure: 28th September to 2nd October 2018

Collioure anchovies

Swimming at two beaches

Painting by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Exhibition by Henri Vergé and Rolande Déchorain

Saturday morning market

Mussels in the Brasserie St Elme at the beach

Ride on the "little train" to Fort St Elme

View over Collioure

Port Vendres

Fort St Elme in the distance

Poster in hotel lobby

Grave of Antonio Machado

Collioure station

Carcassonne: 2nd to 6th October 3018

View of the church of St Vincent from our room in the Hôtel de la Bastide

Magret de canard ...

... and pintarde at the La Table de la Bastide

Neptune's statue in Place Carnot

Breakfast at La Rotonde

On the Vieux Pont

Isador is still alive and well!

Interior of St Vincent's church ...

... and exterior

Military parade for the feast of St Michael (patron of paratroopers)

Carcassonne Art Museum

Paul Émile Boutigny Boule de Suif (after Maupassant's story)

Achille Laugé

Place de Carnot at lunchtime

Tartines at Le Bis-troquet

Carcassonne Cité

Basilica of St Nazaire

Gothic ...

... and Roman

View from the ramparts

Canal de Midi

Conference dinner in the Place Carnot