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Travel Blogs from Argelès-Gazost
... just off the highway. Jacqui had a drive while I haa small nap before deciding to change again and go into Pau which is a nice city and quite large. Strolled around relaxing and taking photo's eating a Chocolat eclair and an expresso. Hit the road at 5.00pm amidst the end of the week rush hr traffic. Back on the highway and another hr saw us arrive in Bayonne. ...
... Pas de Barane, Chemin de Couchat. She is full term, 38 years old and it’s her second.
Operator: Hold the line I want you to speak to a doctor.
Doctor: Good evening. Have her waters broken?
Doctor: Oh she has ages yet. Get her undressed and on the bed.
Me: Er no. She cannot move as the contractions are every 2 minutes.
Doctor: Can I speak to Madame Didier?
I had the phone to Jayne
We said our goodbyes to David and Sundara and headed off from Ventenac to the Basque, 425km drive, we decided to go via the tolls and wow can you eat of the km's on these autoroutes, cruising along at 130km it wasn't long before we had cruised past Toulouse and was 1/2 way there. Pau was a stopping point to check out the city as we had been told it was really nice. Now before you all call it Pau it is pronounced PO and that's not poo either. Pau is located at the foot ...
... has 6.5 million people per year visit for the chance to be cured. They come for the water the pure holy water. I personally see it as a marketing scam of the churches, the wealth of the church is unbelievable. We saw thousands of people in all states of illness, hundreds in wheel chairs others walking with frames on the chance that they will be cured. We looked through the grounds and the crypt, then down along the service area which had 100s of people in wheelchairs waiting to be ...
... endured huge days without villages and on one occasion limped into Momy and Anoye, both annoyed (we had missed another turn!) and wishing there was a Mummy there with some salve for sore feet! Getting up to 30 kilometres that day!
We were slowly getting there and a spectacular view from a church just beyond Pau allowed us to take in what was next in store … Somport and the mountains!
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