Where I am staying is in the Southern part of France known as the Hérault situated along and just North of the Mediterranean.
And this past weekend we were able to visit Saint Guilhem le Désert. It’s a medieval city that is situated along one of the routes of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle – that large numbers of pilgrims from all over France to Spain. Saint-Jacques or St. James as you may know him is the guy who brought Christianity to the “heathen Spain” during the 1st century. Also, fun fact: you can drink the water on the street because it’s from the mountains and what not that make it fresh. Another fun fact: back in the ole’ days, real old days, you used to show your wealth in France by having the longest roof coming out from your house and overcoming the road.
The city also has one the oldest…
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