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... the position of the town on a cliff or in the loop of a river. Little fiefdoms all over the place.
Before long the snow capped top of the Pyrenees came into view and, as in the past trip, we came across lone cyclists battling their bodies and the steep winding roads. Bend after bend provides another impossibly beautiful panorama, so I guess that would take away the pain in the legs a little bit.
... distance - I did a happy dance - love that sight.
Came around one bend in the highway and here is a shepherd sitting on the guard rail while his sheep graze the edges of the highway. Amazing and much better than mechanical mowers. Win/win. Shortly after we see the massive reservoir that was on the map. The colours were stunning and when we stopped to take a pic the dam was teeming with fish and the fisherman were out for their Sunday catch.
We left a drizzling valley in France with hugs from our hosts and took off to Spain. We could have taken the pass but the rain was snow at higher levels and the added bonus of slippery roads was not something Pat looked forward to, so an 8 km tunnel was chosen. They advise 100m between cars, hard to imagine Australians managing. As our previous Spanish host - Javier had advised, ...
... collection of religious art- there is a chapel where all the walls arae adorned by giant paintings by Zubaron, depsicting monastic life which are bold, dark & subdued in content and expression. The cloisters are lovely and lead onto spaces filled with statues, art, sculpture, richly embroidered religous garments, jewellery, and giant illustrated prayer books! Its a guided whirlwind tour, culminating in a tiny richly decorated chapel where the ...
... so many places you can go to. We drove up the narrow road to reach the chairlifts and saw the Huskys in their beds for the night. Snow fall must be huge here, all you see is the metal guard rails destroyed from the snow slides hopefully not from cars. Not many speak English here mainly Spanish, French and their own area language. Headed off to Figueres which is home of the Dali museum. What a sight and surprises around ...