Travel Blogs from Jaca
Distance so far 93.2 km.............
Started off with sore feet and back ......ended with the following score:
Blisters = louise = two.
muireann = none (but several "hot spots" which appears to be the colloquial term for a pre- blister state)
Meeting a lot of Irish people on this trip (strangely enough) and only one scottish so Louise is picking ...
... la plus belle randonnée d’une journée que nous ayons faite dans notre vie. Des paysages à couper le souffle, un sentier à flanc de montagne avec des falaises verticales vraiment très hautes juste au-dessus de nos têtes et des chutes de plusieurs centaines de mètres de hauteur. En plus, nous avons croisé un troupeau de chamois. Pour reprendre les mots de Serge Vleminckx, c’était « in-cro-yable, renversant, spec-taculaire ...
... awesome - the scenery is stunning as you cross a road that essentially creates a ledge curving around the mountain and through a tunnel. The view is very familiar to Tour de France fans as the Tour has been through here many times. It's simply gorgeous. The other cool thing about this stretch is the presence and [apparently regular] interaction with the Pyreneean ranch animals. During my climb traffic was stopped ...
A major storm rolled into the valley over night. A thunderstorm with heavy rains and serious hail kept us inside for the morning. By noon the clouds had rolled away and the sun returned.
Our innkeep Mariano and wife Maria were wonderful hosts. Because this was early in the vacation season we were one of only three other guests.
We toured this quaint village on ...
After another wonderful breakfast with Phil and Belinda, we hit the road about 10 am for a journey over the mountains into Spain. At Phil's urging we changed our route to include a brief stop in Lourdes, the Grotto and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes where visitors come from around the world to be anointed with the holy water. Upon arrival, we were amazed at the number of people in blue wheel chairs and carts ...
Other places to stay in Jaca
Paseo de la Constitucion 1, Jaca | 1 star hotelfrom $55
Camino de Santiago 16 - 20 , Jaca | 4 star hotelfrom $50
C/ Santa Orosia, 1 (perpendicular to Avenida Francia), Jaca | 2 star hotelfrom $52
Membrilleras 7, Jaca | 3 star hotelfrom $61
Avda Francia 37, Jaca | 4 star hotelfrom $56
Mayor 41, Jaca | 2 star hotelfrom $69
Paseo de la Constitucion 3, Jaca | 3 star hotelfrom $63
C/ Valle de Anso, 3, Jaca | 2 star hotelfrom $47
Avd. Francia 13, Jaca | Hotelfrom $50
Pico Collarada 59, Jaca | 2 star hotelfrom $70