Travel Blogs from Torla
... mountain in the Pyrenees ,Aneto at 3408m with Maladeta at 3308m nearby.
When we woke up the skies were blue, but when we left at 9.30 the cloud was rolling in.
The N 260 was fine to begin with, but then it started to narrow and we lost the white line up the middle. It then became very narrow and twisty hanging above a pale blue river. We stopped at a rare viewing point to look down ...
... of the Pyrenees all the way along. The road was an almost new Autovia, with hardly any traffic. We passed along the shores of a huge reservoir with turquoise mountain water.
We then saw a beautiful new viaduct high above a valley, ready to use, but going nowhere!
Several miles after Jaca we turned north towards ...
Friday 6th June
We left a very warm Boltana and drove over more mountain passes to reach Torla and the Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perido. We headed straight to the huge car park at Praciera, half way along the Ordesa valley to starta walk up the valley to its head and the Cola de Caballo.
After the 28th June, the road to the car park will close for a couple of months and the only access will be by shuttle bus in an effort to keep ...
... 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 ...
... I don't think I have ever laughed that hard in my life and I could not go more than 10 minutes without laughing when I looked at him. At dinner both families came over and he shared the stories and never in my life have I seen 7 grown adults laughing so hard. Definitely my favorite memory of the whole trip.
Next day, another day on the slopes and I even learned a new technique in snowboarding which I practiced all day with many many falls. ...
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