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Yes, another stat holiday and no school for the kids! May 8th, 1945 World War II Allies excepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi German armed forces. To commemorate this day, our little community of Capestang paraded through the streets to …

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Market Day, Capestang Rain or shine the people come in droves with satchel in hand to fill at the market. On Wednesday and Sunday’s, located in the town square, the market has a full range of fresh products, and cooked …

  There’s Road Schooling, Homeschooling and Unschooling, which is the right choice for our travelling family? Our version is a variety of all three, mixed with learning new languages and traditions as we travel around Europe. We have no home, …

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                                            Every year thousands of kids go on field trips with their elementary school to see the Parliament building …

Capestang Pond Walking Tour – Photo Gallery

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‘At The Head of the Pond, (Au Cap De L’Etang) or Capestang’ I was baffled. What ‘pond’ are they referring to? There is no small body of water resembling a lake in our village…or is there? I occasionally ride my bike …

 

La Grotte de Clamouse

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What is so amazing about going deep into a cave on the side of a mountain? For us it is to imagine just how long it took to form. At La Grotte de Clamouse one part of the cave is …

 

Pescatarian in France?

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                    As part of my ‘40 before 40 goal list’, our family has decided to cut back on meat. We have three families in our life that are good examples on …

 

How To Make French Style Mussels

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                    HOW TO: Make French Style Mussels Ingredients 4 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Large Onions, finely chopped 5 Cloves Garlic 2 Lbs Mussels, cleaned 1 cup Dry White Wine …

 

Second Honeymoon in Paris

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Where are all the rude Parisians? Do you speak Tourist? Is a movement in Paris started in 2012 to try to improve customer relations with visitors to the metropolitan city of Paris. The creators have analysed who comes to Paris and …

 

Beziers and the Nine Steps

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                  We picked up my Canadian friend from  the train station and before heading home to Capestang to make French style mussels, eat piles of cheese and drink a carafe  of local …