Travel Blogs from Luchon
... to move to the lounge floor in between rubbing her back. When I looked at the action end the sack was already out so I knew that the birth of the head was imminent.
Bearing in mind that the French do not under any circumstances do home births, calling the emergency services in French went something like this:
Me: My friend is at home and giving birth
Operator: Where are you, is she full term, how old is she, is this her first child?
Me: 2 kms towards ...
... go leaving all the climbs behind and getting ready to set off for Paris.
So here we are in our Paris apartment in the first arrondissement, a stone's throw from the Louvre.
Tomorrow we will find a place to watch the finish of the TDF and the womens race in the arvo Beforehand we will wander the streets for a bit and decide on what are our must sees.
... move on again very shortly afterwards. The weater forecast had been for unsettled weather with a possibility of thunderstorms, and we had planned to be at the next gite at about 3 PM as that is when thunderstorms usually break here. However, today it decided to start at about 12.30 PM when we were still hiking on an exposed track not far below the summit of the mountain. It gives you a very exposed feeling being in a thunderstorm in an ...
The fog of last night was all gone by morning when we first got up, but by the time we were ready to go some of it had re-established itself a little bit. First we had to descend to the lake level near the dam. There were warnings not to walk across the dam so we followed the official pass into the valley below the dam wall. We had reached the lowest point and were just beginning to climb out of it again when ...
... for some time and at the end found ourselves on a very pretty but muddy alpine meadow, but there were no animals to be seen. We saw a shepherd standing on the edge of a lake far below getting ready to water his sheep. We moved on and passed several mountain huts but did not stop at those. After another hour or so we came to an area which was described in our tracknotes as "a delicate passage, not to be attempted in bad weather". The warning was apt as it was very ...
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