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... centres supplied us with food. We were able to get some more suction (ventouse) hooks from Gifi.
Then we had a long drive, mostly on Autoroute, to an aire at Salles sur L'Hers. We have used it before, but it is fine although quite sloping. The commune provide electricity, although only one socket was working. So we piggy backed onto a frenchman's lead.
And the sun is shining. So we sat in the sun and enjoyed a glass or two of vino.
... actually you're right. Despite a mass of visiting walking tourists, nothing in Saint-Larry Soulan was open. Apparently this was their time to close prior to the winter rush. The best meal we could rustle up was a pizza. Who eats pizza in France? Our Irish B&B friends, who stayed here for a week, ended up popping over to Spain for a hearty meal. (I enjoyed writing that last sentence)
Speaking of Spain, time to head there ourselves.
Then down south of Lourdes to Soulom. I had a faint suspicion that this might not be a good aire - there was no cross reference with the 'Aires de Services' book. And the last inspection was in 2010. I was right to be sceptical. The borne was gone and although you could park, to get the fresh water and clean the loo cassette, you had to go to the next village. Here the facilities were primitive and ...
... race regularly since it was first used in 1910. The first few kilometres were relatively moderate, lulling us into false confidence, but as we reached the village of Eaux- Bonnes the gradient never let up – and it’s was a long way to the top ! The road gave plentiful views of the surrounding peaks and takes us through short sections of tunnels; the clearing of this road was paid for by the early Tour de ...
... of poorly people being wheeled about by nurses. Unbelievable! Nuns, priests and nurses everywhere. Holy water being sold in plastic bottles!! Lots and lots of statues of Mary. Some bigger than me. Oh, id love to put one in our neighbours front garden. They would love it!! Glad I saw Lourdes for myself. Shocking. But, each to their own. Moving on tomorrow for ...