Take Me Back to the Dark Ages

”Time travel for real” may become our slogan once we start our letting of the house in Peyriac-Minervois. Aude is a region packed with history and the many medieval events are just examples of what the region has to offer. We have Templars, Romans, Cathars at our doorstep. Have a look at this excellent blog post in Taste of France, and why not follow them?

Taste of France

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The Camping le Moulin de Sainte Anne knows how to put on a show. Yesterday was medieval day.

A field across the road was set up with a medieval encampment and lots of entertainment.

Battles….

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battle 3 The guy on the left ”lost” the fight but won top prize for best hair.

Music…

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tatoo What’s this design? The other guys were from Ariège, but this one was named Leroy MacSomething from Scotland.

cornemuse A cornemuse, or French bagpipes. Made of animal skin. Another time at the camping, someone fabricated one out of a bag that previously had held boxed wine. That’s ingenuity.

Dancing…

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Crêpes made over a fire… It was hot work, dressed like that, on a scorching day, with a big fire.

crepes 1 This really reminds me of the ads for La Laitière.

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Stocks…

blocks 1 The medieval cigarette kills me.

blocks 2 He’s going to chop off the kid’s head, and what does mom do? Takes a…

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