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... bridge in the foreground. We chatted with an English couple who have lived in Spain for over 12 years with two teenage kids all dedicated to continuing a life in Spain. The live somewhere between Barcelona and Valencia and spoke of the increasing push by the Catalan people to secede from the rest of Spain. They wondered how this campaign could succeed though suggested one alternative would be to provide the Catalan's (which seem to be an economic driver of ...
I haven't come this far to not 'get a better view of the Pyrenees Mountains which I see in great detail during each year's Tour de France. Lourdes rests at the base of this great mountain range. To get a 360 degree view I needed to reach the summit of Le Pic de Jer ??? The city bus got me to the funiculaire which would then ascend the mountain. Now I've been on a few gondolas etc but this was unlike anything I'd seen before . . . Just get on and don't think about ...
... of public faith was quite foreign to me. I have heard stories, mainly from Mary Jones, of similar processions many years ago and then from Tim Ham of these processions around Cairns.
This procession occurs each evening whilst another, focussed on the sick, occurs each afternoon. It was close to 10.45pm when the last Amen was prayed and then there was a mad rush for the hundreds of souvenir shops that remain open until 11.30pm.
... located here.
I came here on a pilgrimage with a group from my mothers (catholic) school about forty four years ago ( when I was about 14).
Nevermind about that, today we did some of the giants of the Pyrenees. We started out of Bagneres de Luchon strait on to the Col de Peyresourde in the cool of the early morning. (But not as cold as yesterday). I was riding with Terry. Dave wanted to take it easy ...
... This was the kick at the end of the day because it was slightly up hill and when you are at the end of a long day it is really tough, physically and psychologically. 162km, 2550m of ascent.
But here we are, fed, watered and having had a bit of nap. Time to scout out a restaurant. The brasserie Cafe de la Paix gets good review. Then I need as much sleep as I can get. Tomorrow will be a tough one that includes the Tormalet - the giant of the Pyrenees.