Travel Blogs from Oloron-Sainte-Marie
... we have been on the N260. It is probably one of the best motorcycle roads in the world. It has everything. When we leave Andorra on Sunday, we will take it in a westerly direction and with a few deviations stay with it into the Pyrenees.
We went through and down to Ripoll before backtracking a bit and went via the Gi401 / Gi402 / B402 (the same road) back west. Another stunner! Hooked back onto the C16 then into Andorra. Picked up two new ...
... if you wanted. There were so many religious shops selling everything religious you can think of right next to each other. There would have had to be about 100 of them in Lourdes. We also saw so many priests and nuns in full outfits strolling around. Prayers, masses, rosary and confession go all day every day. You can buy candles that are 2m high to put at the alters. Back on the train to Paris and our ...
... looking down on the town and the basilica is built on top of the grotto. We met a lovely lady named Mary Irwin from Brisbane. She also works for a school looking after after-school care at St Bernadette's at Redcliffe. We spent the entire time with Mary and found we had a lot in ...
... homemade cake. The cake idea didn’t come about, but we enjoyed the stiff coffee and the delightful company of who had been in business for 35 years.
In the next churchyard we made our acquaintance with some new pilgrims who were beginning to reveal themselves on The Way .. 'The Three Wise Men’,’ Marathon Man’ and ‘Little Nuremberg and Muchen’!
Along the ...
... The next two days we were back to work on the farm, continuing with the same tasks. By Friday night the hostility id been receiving from Toby had gotten too much and I left Oloron with Faffy the next day - I was supposed to stay another week at the farm so this was going to mean a big rearrangement of plans for me and I didn't quite know what to do with myself, other than that I had to leave. So I got in touch with Susan who I'd stayed with in ...
Other places to stay in Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Boulevard des Pyrenees, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $109
Route De Bayonne, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $69
14 place LÃ©on Mendiondou , Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $68
24 Avenue Sadi Carnot, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $74
Place De La Gare, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $72