Travel Blogs from La Cortinada
... the ball and throw the weirdly shaped ball towards Florian. The ball hits him, startling him, as it bounced off his head giving me a few precious seconds. I jump towards the water gun while doing a roll, as fast as I can. I push the air into the gun pushing pressure into the gun allowing me to spray the water contained inside the gun. I quickly duck behind a bush as Florian recovers from the ball hitting ...
... see the brown bears and we were lucky to witness their performance/ behaviour whilst being fed. The highlight at dinner involved eyeballing a hungry donkey on the other side of the window!!
Our hike at Lescun was difficult to capture in photos. We were surrounded by snow capped peaks, beautiful green valleys and had griffon vultures constantly flying by. From our pincic spot, it felt more like we were in an aeroplane.
Our days in transit were often ...
... I envisaged on our trip around Spain. I have to remember that we are at 1400 metres so I guess it is to be expected.
Saturday 31st May
It was overcast and cool this morning but not to be deterred we set off to the Sant Maurici Lake at the head of the valley. Initially the path took us through pastureland and we passed a shepherd complete with his crook, his dog and his flock of sheep.
The lake was beautiful but the wind coming off ...
... Tower, overlooking the town
When we finally got there, we could see people lining the main bridge across the river. Rob suddenly said -' Good God - there's a car in the river!!'
I'll let the photo's tell the rest of the Story - click on a photo to see them bigger ...
... queue on a rondpoint to Ikea and HyperU and missed out turning to Foix and ended up on the free Motorway to Tarbes!!! We managed to cut back across later, passing through some pretty villages.
We soon had our first view of the distant snow capped Pyrenees, and finally managed to find an Aire on our side of the road to have a cup of tea.
As we pulled ...