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Travel Blogs from Biarritz
Upon my arrival into Lourdes, I noticed that there was a sense of chaos in the air. My main priority was to find my hotel and after checking and rechecking the maps I realised that the hotel was listed as being in a dfferent area. Good exercise but not so much fun in terrential rain. The hotel was in complete darkness and stayed like this for 2 …
... seems a bit more relaxed than Bayonne's, as I think this is a party town all year round, so that don't really need to fire it up much more for their Fiesta. The city is all about the beach and the food it seems. From about 10am onwards the beach is lined with people of all ages walking the about 6km up and back along the beach. There is loads of room in the morning with a massively changing tide being out, then mid afternoon it comes in and the thousands ...
... be driving as finding a park was a nightmare. Eventually we found a good restaurant, it was chaos with the Spanish being loud, tables covered in dishes and packed. Eventually we sorted out a table wiped it down with tissues lol and waited in anticipation of some Basque Pintxos (Tapas) that Vincent and Melanie had ordered. We were not disappointed and the plates kept coming, a bottle of cider is a must and to pour from height is imperative!
A nice day got plenty of steps in, approx 10 miles with a walk from the hotel to the lighthouse at the other end of the bay during the day (with a nice coffee at the lighthouse Mr Molloy).
We then had a favorite treat in the evening of fresh ...
... road on Day 7, halfway up the climb. Someone had "modified" one of the Haute Route standard safety signs. Turned it around to the blank side and graffitied the Haute Route logo, plus the words "ONE LIFE, LIVE IT!" What a fitting end to an incredible experience.
Overwhelmingly I feel such a sense of good fortune and gratitude to be able to have undertaken this amazing experience. In particular, I am grateful to James, Ben and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking