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France : Midi-Pyrénées
44 degrees north, 3 degrees east (visit #3) - All Pictures


#1: General view from the road. The spot is just inside the ripening field.
General view from the road. The spot is just inside the ripening field.
#2: North, the other side of the road is thorny scrub, on the sun baked south facing hillside.
North, the other side of the road is thorny scrub, on the sun baked south facing hillside.
#3: East, looking up the valley
East, looking up the valley
#4: South, yet more wild country, limestone crags above a cool damp north facing forest - beyond the plateau, below the Roquefort Caves.
South, yet more wild country, limestone crags above a cool damp north facing forest - beyond the plateau, below the Roquefort Caves.
#5: Looking down the Le Cernon valley towards St RomeDe Cernon
Looking down the Le Cernon valley towards St RomeDe Cernon
#6: GPS - got a little closer later on.
GPS - got a little closer later on.
#7: Bastide Pradines - a fortified village, two kilometres further on, on the way back to the Causse.
Bastide Pradines - a fortified village, two kilometres further on, on the way back to the Causse.