Short Breaks – Carcassonne, France

There is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Southwest France which blends the old and the new in a picture perfect manner. Perched on the hill overlooking the new town stands the awe inspiring Medieval walled city of old Carcassonne.
It was just a place between landing in Paris and driving to Heidelberg in Germany. A convenient place to stop for the nights before starting the real road trip adventure. What we didn't know was that Reims would be such a fantastic place to kick things off.

Short Breaks – Reims, France

It was just a place between landing in Paris and driving to Heidelberg in Germany. A convenient place to stop for the nights before starting the real road trip adventure. What we didn't know was...
You cross the drawbridge, the water in the moat below is calm but a sizable deterrent to invaders none the less.

A French night as a French Knight

You cross the drawbridge, the water in the moat below is calm but a sizable deterrent to invaders none the less. The spiral staircase is difficult to ascend, a challenge of some twenty narrow and steep steps...