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... to make a slight detour back the way we'd come yesterday and thus we were soon returning in the direction of France to visit the small village of Canfranc. I now realise why we'd not been aware of this village as we travelled yesterday coz the tunnel we traversed exits travellers just south of the cute village. We took an exit off the main road as it was about to pass into the tunnel to France and suddenly found ourselves in a delightful valley with a quite ...
... of the Cross. I may not have been if I had known it meandered around yet another large hill with a rocky track . . . .I suppose it is the Way of the Cross. There was thunder, lightning, exhaustion and very sore feet but I made it. I feel the elements and my fatiguing body probably didn't,t make it the prayerful experience for which I was hoping - oh well!
Exhausted I spent a little time in the Crypt, a church containing a relic (bone fragments) of ...
... many carrying candles. I sat in a seat overlooking the grotto watching the ever growing line of people processing through the cave like area, venerating the grotto where Bernadette had her 18 apparitions of Our Lady.
Such a large crowd all gathered, in a shared belief . . . I was perhaps a little wanting . . . the public outpouring of faith and prayer has never been an area of comfort for me. People were on their knees in the middle of ...
... for Catholics who come here with the hope of miracles from the holy water. Here’s the Wiki summary:
The Blessed Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to Bernadette Soubirous on a total of eighteen occasions at Lourdes. Lourdes has become a major place of Roman Catholic pilgrimage and of miraculous healings. The 150th Jubilee of the first apparition took place on 11 February 2008 with an outdoor ...
The Big Event! My first edition! The day started with a lot of clouds and fog hanging low between the mountains but that couldn't effect us as we were ready for The Mountain! I started at 8.55 am and after 1h55min (one stop for drinks and food included) I arrived at the top of the Col de ...