The jousting tournament show was lots of fun, although more of a jazzy show than a truthful
re-enactment. I got right into the booing and hissing and cheering!
Shame about the bloke in front's head..
This is the hand-to-hand battle. It was impossible to try and get pictures of the actual
This is me on the tour of the battlements
A lovely owl that was being displayed in the grounds - very medieval eh?
Bastille Day. Carcassonne celebrates - and it's amazing!
The cite is "set on fire" as a memorial to the storming of the Bastille and to the sieges
that went on in medieval times.
Back to tranquility the next day...