Saturday, August 29, 2015

Patriomonial Pride

"The locals are proud of their patriomonie," I said to Rick.

It's true the locals celebrate their history.

We were at the Hostalet café over looking La Place de la Republique and enjoying the breeze after a too-hot day when a truck full of chairs pulled up. We knew no dance was scheduled.

We weren't sure what was happening, but Rick helped local historian Jean-Marc set up the chairs.

Many locals showed up to listen to a talk and slide show about the archaeological findings in the area going back to BC times.

Any village this proud of a heritage is a place that I'm proud to spend time even if it isn't my patrimonie.

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