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ummmm yes I want to find this place! Ariege / France
Ancient Castle, Ariege, France | The Best Travel Photos
middle ages Ariège Midi-Pyrenees France
ARCHITECTURE – another great example of beautiful design. Medieval Castle, Ariege, France photo via vonnie
Saint Leon, France, my daughter remembers having a walnut fight with her dad in the church yard (she was 4 1/2)
La Couvertoirade, Aveyron (12), Languedoc-Roussillon region, France. This well-preserved fortified town was owned by the Knights Templar, under orders from the Commandery of Sainte-Eulalie, from the twelfth century.
Abbaye de Senanque, Luberon, France
Dordogne, Loubressac, France
Village of Conques - Midi-Pyrenees, France
It's . . . a castle. Ok, I don't know why I love this, because it actually looks like someplace I wouldn't want to live, but . . . it's hauntingly beautiful.
Maybe I should re-think riding in layers and my Cabela's jacket? Go out with a little more style ...
Chapel of St. Barbara (Le Faouët, Brittany) I don't know if it's abandoned, but it's old and beautiful.
Metro in Paris, France. Go to www.YourTravelVid... or just click on photo for home videos and much more on sites like this.
Rocamadour, Dordogne, France
village in France -- WHO would build something like that, and why, and why couldn't we replicate it now even if we tried?