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... said Michel, they taste fantastic!), however, we now have 11 and a pile of feathers in the garden – another meal for Clyde methinks.
So what plans for 2015? Maybe we will finally get the walk in wardrobe done in the annexe to our bedroom and I’d like to bring my old MG down now that there is storage for her. Stefan wants to re-build the second half of the tractor engine to make it run better and work on some of his old ...
It was a long 5 hour drive today to get to the Pyrenees but it was worth every minute of it to round a corner and see the snow capped mountains in the distance. We arrived at our campsite at Bagneres de Bigorre just south of Tarbes in the Haut Pyrenees about 2pm and were amazed to see the elusive yellow ball (aka the sun) in the sky….yeee haaa!!
Our campsite is stunning, situated at the foot of the Pyrenees, there are currently only 2 vans staying ...
... the quite village areas and the ski fields. A beautiful Saturday and chance to reflect. Chaos as usual in the city!
Dinner in, after a stroll in town. Its shopping bonanza fortnight. The place is packed. I liked the €2200 watch but other than that not too much appealed.
While Penny is packing in the morning I am dispatched to the shops for two items; fresh rolls for lunch and some 'feminine supplies'. Boulangerie is ...
Day 4: 119km and 3600m of ascent.
OK - now we are in Lourdes. For those of you of the Catholic faith or who have any knowledge of the background to why Lourdes is of special interest, you might be surprised to find me here. It just happens to be about 12 km from where we finished this stage and to be a bigger centre with more hotels. For those of you who don’t have the background, this is a place ...
... serenity of smaller crowds and wandering the main sites in less than a day.
Like Fatima in Portugal, you could probably do Lourdes in a day or less (but stay overnight as it's a long journey from most places you might travel from). The sanctuaries at Lourdes look less glorified and modern than that at Fatima, I find it more down to earth, despite all the shops surrounding the sanctuaries. The spot where Mary appeared is actually a grotto you can visit and ...