BEST WESTERN Hotel Beausejour Lourdes
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... move their cattle to the high pastures and we met a herd of maybe 50 head going along the road while driving from Gabas to Gourette. When we arrived at our gite we left our luggage there and went to inspect the village, meeting several people we have befriended along the way. After having coffee with them we came outside and realised how cold it was. 9 Degrees and a cold breeze. We decided to inspect the shops and buy ...
This morning we left Biarritz headed for Lourdes. Lourdes is at the base of the Pyrenees and apparently in 1858 a 14 year old peasant called Bernadette said the Virgin Mary visited her in an apparition 28 times. A healing spring was revealed to her. This water apparently has 67 miracles attached to it since. Consequently the Catholic Church built a pilgrimage site that 5 million people visit per ...
The day dawned reluctantly closed in with fog, rain and wind. Hans had slept for almost 14 hours and was feeling much better. We had a leasurely breakfast as today's walk was only about three hours and all downhill. We lingered a bit more hoping the rain would stop, but the weather only seemed to get worse, so we got ready to push off. We picked up our belongings from the common storage area and got into our wet weather gear. It was then that we noticed Hans' boots ...
... were going in the church to get healed. Then we drove some more. We went in a cable cars up the mountain. When we got up the mountain the air was really thin and I was walking really slow and was puffing and everything. In the end we found some snow and played with it for a while and rushed back to catch the last cable car. Then came to our new ...
... is parked up by the path to the woods that we walk frequently, so I think I will be-friend them and see if they may possibly have a little left over to fill the big holes at the top. I am concerned that the extra layer will raise the level further, making it very difficult for anything other then a 4x4 to get out without grounding on the road, so may use that as an excuse for them to take it a bit further down. J
There is lots of preparation here ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking