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... in winter this doesn’t take place.
Once pilgrims pass the square (it’s more oblong, I would say) and go under a large stone bridge they reach the water stations. There they can fill bottles or gallon jugs with Lourdes water that is supposed to bring healing, and then move past the non-liturgical holy water filling stations to see the grotto, and then place their candles in holding stations of metal with prayer comments in various languages. And ...
... Got the rolls I wanted, only to find they were like rocks so binned them down the street. Next the supermarket for said supplies. Language choices are Spanish, Catalan, French or Vietnamese. So I wander around a huge supermarket looking for products that only a lady will use. Not something I am unfamiliar with, just the location is new. So I found the Tena pads for men, but no help. Now its 9am, the place has just opened and I am one of about 4 ...
... if you wanted. There were so many religious shops selling everything religious you can think of right next to each other. There would have had to be about 100 of them in Lourdes. We also saw so many priests and nuns in full outfits strolling around. Prayers, masses, rosary and confession go all day every day. You can buy candles that are 2m high to put at the alters. Back on the train to Paris and our ...
... looking down on the town and the basilica is built on top of the grotto. We met a lovely lady named Mary Irwin from Brisbane. She also works for a school looking after after-school care at St Bernadette's at Redcliffe. We spent the entire time with Mary and found we had a lot in ...
... 8230;. Unfortunately, on this day the sixth, he hit a horse on the descent, hurt his shoulder and didn’t finish the day himself. Fortunately, he was able to continue the next day although a little sore.
The descent from the Aubisque was another beautiful long sweeping descent through a small ski village and into the valley. Once here, Dave, Terry, Paul and I worked together for a longish flat section before the rise to the Col de Marie-Blanque. This ...