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14 July celebrations

Posted by celiahukins on 03/08/2013

Float
Suddenly Lodève comes alive in July. Everyone turned out for the 14 July parade; we watched it from a café with a couple of beers.
float
Martinique
As usual there were bands and dancers from various places, including this year Macedonia, Bulgaria and Croatia. We particularly enjoyed the band from Martinique who were great fun and had an excellent sense of rhythm.
Martinique
Then we joined in the repas communale on the Esplanade, with aligot, sausage, and acceptable red wine for 3 euros a litre.
aligot

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