Anti-French?

In agreement with Geoff Day who wrote on the Rift in Brittany page of Facebook, by way of being ‘helpful’, I added…
Regarding Napoleon / Wellington, I agree with you 100 %.
Carcassonne
I’ve also found it helpful to disclaim English involvement in the 100 years war🤪.
I tell French acquaintances, it was the French (that goes down well in l’Occitane and most of western France including Brittany🙂) fighting the Plantagenets & Gascons (all ‘French’ peoples now…) and all due to the Norman uninvited invasion of England.

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Saint Emilion, Vines

Saint-Emilion, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France an exceptional painting, arguably the most famous name on red wines and a glorious painting, a classic view most tourists miss. Bordeaux, France an exceptional painting, arguably the most famous name on red wines and a glorious painting, a classic view most tourists miss. Bordeaux, Saint Emilion, “Famous Wine Villages … Read more

Walk around a bastide

Happy return, well worth a visit,  I recommend you discover the picturesque Castelnau de Montmiral, a remote 13 th century bastide in South West France.

Castelnau de Montmiral
Castelnau de Montmiral

 

A 13 th century bastide,  Castelnau de Montmiral was built to defend l’Occitane from the “Northern Barbarians”, in other words, the French, Plantagenets, Gascoyne and English, by order of  count Raymond VII of Toulouse.

Castelnau de Montmiral
Castelnau de Montmiral seen from the old Roman road.

 

Maybe I am biased here?

Castelnau de Montmiral
Autumn landscape, Castelnau de Montmiral

 

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