|The view from below, outside the closed gates|
|We considered ourselves fortunate to get this far|
|The view from the castle|
|The soaring ceilings in the cathedral|
|The dungeon at least had windows, but my phone added light to the stairs as I took this picture|
What a glorious day to look over the countryside.
|Can you spot me in the window?|
And if the day had ended there with some surreptitious castle viewing and beautiful weather, it might have been enough
|Out the castle window|
but we headed to the Mediterranean, of course. In the past week, I've taken more trips to the coast than I did all of last year. I've yet to regret it.
|The frothy waves|
In these times of a pandemic, we never know when we might be locked down again. But here in France, we know because the President gave a speech this evening and said starting Saturday will be a four-week confinement. We especially don't regret an outing knowing that we'll be unable to travel more than 10 kilometers from home in the coming month.