Travel Blogs from Oloron-Sainte-Marie
... have my gaiters ready. St Palais, only a short distance away - but over the hills - is predicted to have 0% precipitation tomorrow!!! But on the last day, a 4 hour walk in the rain is manageable - even if the shoes get all wet inside, they won't need to worn again for a while. But we do hope to see St JPdP in a bit of fine weather, not just lost under rain clouds. At least we saw it in all its glory in perfect weather 2 years ...
... and perfect. These are the adventures that make it all fun - especially if there is a happy ending.. Have to add that right opposite us is a laverie automatique and Amr had to take our dirty clothes and do a wash, so we are all set to finish in 2 days. Can't believe it. And Michael and family should by now have arrived in Rome, and we will meet them next Thursday!!! Now off to case this town, and find how to get out and find our GR ...
... same as your very own!! Lovely hostess runs it, and everyone we have seen on the track for the last few days seems to have ended up here, including a young New Zealander. So should be fun and social tonight. It has been an absolutely perfect day. Not a cloud, except a few little ones that hover around the Pyrenees. And it was cool despite ...
... still fields of corn here and there. At the top of one long climb there was a pretty farmhouse with a sign saying there were refreshments for pélerins in the garage. Amr had a coffee and I had a cold drink, we signed a book, and when Amr put some coins in a fluffy cow that looked like a piggy bank it mooed! The very pleasant farmer came out and chatted for a minute, and said that in busy days there are up ...
We have had an unexpectedly lazy day today. We knew that we only had to walk 10 kms (and that was right!) and left our B&B straight after breakfast. It was a lovely place, and a very nice woman our hostess, but it was a bit too close.....not really our own space, or they theirs. We had a lovely dinner last night - a beautiful fresh salad followed by a wonderful omelette (with potato, onion and bacon) - yum! I ...
Other places to stay in Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Boulevard des Pyrenees, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $109
18 av Adolfo Bioy Casares, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $69
14 Place Leon Mendiondou, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $68
24 avenue Sadi Carnot, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $74
Place De La Gare, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $72