Medieval Dinan, France • photo: Olivier Schram on Flickr. In Europe.... It happened so often as we would ask for directions to, say, a grocery store. ....inevitably, someone would say. "yes, just past the castle..." Do they ever get used to walking past a castle????
Château de Najac ~ a royal fortress, built in 1253, which has seen "events of...the first English occupation, the Albigensian Crusade, the Hundred Years' War, the imprisonment of the Knights Templar, the peasants' revolts, and the French Revolution. ~ Southern France