This week's carte postale features the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Pic du Jer, located in Lourdes in southwest France
Bonjour! I got this week's carte postale from an online shop. Carcassonne is located in the south of France about 80 km/ 50 miles east of Toulouse in the Occitanie region. It's known for its medieval fortress, which was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997. Until the next Wednesday Postcard, … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: Carcassonne, France
Bonjour! This week’s carte postale is one I picked up during my visit to Toulouse in southwest France 🇫🇷: This is a view of the Garonne River and La ville rose (the Pink City). Shown here are two bridges: Pont Saint-Pierre (foreground) and Pont Neuf. On the bottom right are Les Abattoirs (modern art museum) … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: Toulouse, France
After spending a few wonderful days in Paris, I hopped on a flight to the city of Toulouse, in southwest France. Toulouse, or La Ville Rose, is the capital of the region called Occitanie and the department of Haute-Garonne.
One of my favorite things to do is visiting market halls and open-air farmers' markets. I love the idea that many food vendors prepare their artisan cuisine on site using fresh ingredients produced by local farmers. I appreciate the abundance and the variety. Plus, I love the possibility of making new discoveries.