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Travel Blogs from Argelès-Gazost
... shade. It’s going to be a hot one today……
Our walk today was more up close and personal to the towering cliffs of sandstone. The path was a bit more challenging than yesterday. One of those paths where you feel a sense of exhilaration and relief when it has been safely traversed. The trees changed to Scots Pine as we got higher.
After reaching the Circo de Carriata we planned to traverse round the base of the cliffs to the Circo de ...
... value or even make it anymore comfortable, so perhaps it is time for a little rest……
Well that’s what I thought. Then Stefan went to work in Spain for a month, earned some money and has started work on the little grange at the top of the field. I had already bought the construction wood through the mayor’s lottery and had it cut to size for the roof, but didn’t anticipate us doing anything just yet. But then both of us ...
... that - just thought I'd share that with you. I got my cereal, thanks for asking. I woke up the next day to find it was (excuse my French) ******* down - unexplained monsoon in the south of France they forgot to mention on the news (or maybe they did and I didn't understand). Regardless I popped on my raincoat and went sightseeing in Pau. I just kept walking towards those damn gorgeous hills and eventually the sun came out and I managed to get a few ...
Distance today 175 Km
I knew I needed to tighten my chain but thought it could wait until I got to Lourdes. WRONG! The bike was rattling like crazy and quite sluggish so I stopped en route at a garage where I could borrow some tools. I managed to borrow what I needed and was surprised how easy it was, it was the first time I had tightened the chain on this bike and it looked far ...
... enjoyed our own aires for the night (once the petanque players had gone home) with lots of food and wine, what else do you do in France?
Last stop on the first leg of France for the trip, we were on the border with Spain in the Pyrenees mountains. Neither of us knew much about what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised. The Pyrenees stretch from the Atlantic coast all the ...
Other places to stay in Argelès-Gazost
28 Avenue des Pyrenees, Argelès-Gazost | Hotelfrom $73
17 Avenue Des Pyrenees, Argelès-Gazost | Hotelfrom $74
Avenue Des Pyrenees, Argelès-Gazost | Hotelfrom $75
44 Avenue Des Pyrenees, Argelès-Gazost | Hotelfrom $95
Route du Hautacam, Argelès-Gazost | 2 star hotelfrom $101
1 Place D'Ourout, Argelès-Gazost | Hotelfrom $121
10, rue Capitaine Digoy , Argelès-Gazost | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Place Du Foirail, Argelès-Gazost | Hotelfrom $35