Travel Blogs from Lleida
We decided last night that it was too soon to move back into France and that we ought to take the opportunity to see some of the high Pyrenees that we hadn't seen before. However the thunder storm meant that there was no Wifi and the electronic barrier cards weren't working.
We decided to move along the mountain range and take the N260 to Ainsa then up the valley to Benasque, right under ...
... spotted John.
We had the electric heater on again this evening.
Sunday 1st June
The sun is out – hurrah
Today’s walk took us up the steep valley side behind our campsite to the Coll de Fogueruix (2180m according to John’s GPS). It was a pleasant climb through ancient pine trees. From the coll we could see the village of Espot, its ski station and mountains as well as the snow capped mountains stretching ...
... 8217;t get skied off, although we did expose the occasional off white patch that my instructor explained was colored that way by the Saharan sand that occasionally blows across the Mediterranean and lands in the Pyrenees. We started the week with three days of ski lessons, where the Soldeu ski school immediately proved it’s worth: at the beginning of the first day, Olivia and Elias were extremely tentative and having a ...
... has to wear a bib to eat cause things got a bit messy. Countless plates of amazing food and off we went to the hotel (and of course another juccuzi) and bed!
Day 2: Another heavenly continental breakfast and back to the slopes. This time I used my positive affirmations and I knew that Sunday would be a better day for snowboarding (and I was VERY right!) We got there and the sun was shining and it was the PERFECT day for snowboarding. I was a brand new ...
Got up reasonably early to visit Carcassonne, a medieval town that is a Unesco World Heritage site. Boasting a huge fortified castle with ramparts, and a separate outer wall for protection surrounding the old town. Once on the border of France and Spain the chateau et Remparts, had many uses over the year. The audio guide was crammed with interesting facts, going into lots of detail dating back to the 12th century. At the end or the tour we walked around the top of the inside ...
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Ctra. de la Seu d' Urgell, 12, Lleida | Hotelfrom $70