The train to Entreveaux

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I took a narrow gauge train ride from Nice and gently climbed north north through villages  until we came to the enchanting town of Entreveaux.

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Entreveaux rests at the base of a rocky mountain with the river Var snaking around it. Weathered pine, flowers and shrubs of anise spring from the stoney terrain all around while above  a fortress silently watches and guards her.

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We had a lunch of delicious crêpes in the town before our climb to the citadel looming above.

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The path to the top of the fortress is steep and long with beautiful views of the valley and gorge beyond.

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The castle is in great shape with formidable views. The day was warm, bright and so comfortable that my fellow Canadian A.I.R. resident and I lingered and explored the entire ediface from top to it’s subterranean depths.

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After a glass of Pernod ( an anise flavored liquore ) at a cafe in the town below we were ready to board the train for the return back. This was a lovely unforgettable trip.

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