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Prior to the decimating Papal crusade against the Southern French Cathars, Puivert was known for sponsorship of the arts and poetry. The fifedom and castle served as a meeting place for troubadours in the Aude and Roussillon region and a hospitable … Continue reading
The Ariege region of the Pyrenees is riddled with caves. Presumably many of them contain artifacts, fragments and possibly, paintings. Nature journal reports the 1933 discovery of a magnificent horse drawn and colored on a cave wall. “The cave, to … Continue reading
Lourdes’ rise to fame came about after the visions of a poorly nourished and sickly teenager in the misty gloom of the Massabielle grotto in 1858. Other towns in the area were already popular tourist destinations, attracting northern Europeans and … Continue reading
Armageddon-Fearing Pilgrims Flock To French Village Check back after December, 2012.
Saint James’ Bones – Is the story of Saint James (Sant Iago) true?