Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Cathar Castles: Queribus


Closer up

Across the valley, from Peyrepertuse

In the AM, with the Mediterranean in the background

Why we did only one of these chateaux

The French/Spanish border ran along here for some centuries, hence these fortresses high up on the limestone crags; they were also redoubts for the Albigensian "heretics"

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