Hotel Dos Rios Ainsa
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... got to, and through Benasque and found the campsite. This is quite an old site , terraced, with a lot of trees and we had difficulty finding a pitch that was a) big enough and b) that we could access.
As we were walking around looking for a pitch it started to rain heavily and 6hrs later it is still pouring! The mountains have disappeared into the mist.
When we finally got settled ...
... all sides, the Sierra de la Demanda on the right(S) and the Cantabrian mtns on the left (N) We saw hundreds of Pilgrims on the way. As we got nearer to Logrono we moved into the Rioja wine producing area. The road was fantastic, in fact in places they were still building it!
One thing we have noticed on the Spanish Autovias is ...
... side of the valley until we reach the Cola de Caballo where they form an amphitheatre and a collection point for the melting snow that forms the many waterfalls spewing over the high cliffs.
We had lunch watching a herd of cows move from one side of the river to the other. A couple of calves had been left behind and when their mothers realised, the frantic mooing hurried the calves along. They were funny to watch as they came across the river, high stepping with ...
... speedy Spanish drivers become more maniacal in their desire to get home for lunch.
We stopped off in Ainsa, reputed to be the most picturesque town in this part of the Spanish Pyrenees and had a wander around its steep and narrow streets before taking in the views from its castle walls. A red kite was also doing its rounds of the castle giving us a magnificent close up view. After a coffee in the main square, we headed on to Boltana and our ...
... of a fire, cozy house and a fuzzy blanket since last winter in Arkansas at my mom's house, so it was very relaxing!
My family and the other family slept in a bit on Saturday, while Michelle and her family went to the slopes early. We had breakfast, took our time and showed up around 12:00 to start snowboarding. On the way Cesar stopped so I could get a picture by the France sign (I am always taking pictures.) However, when we were getting ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking