Southwestern France 2008
Photo taken driving through the vineyards to the medieval bastide town of Mirepoix.
Located in the Ariège department of the Midi-Pyrenees, near my family's home,
this beautiful town invites you to sit outside at one of the many cafes in the evocative
13th century market square, to enjoy a drink or a meal.
We are off this morning.
No quiet country roads edged with ancient plane trees.
No rolling hillsides carpeted with vines now dressed in brilliant
Autumn colors. . . . . but hoping for an enjoyable drive, and then
a glass of fruity red wine this evening somewhere fun in our