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Place De La Gare, Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Aquitaine, 64400, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Gabas to Gourette

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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7

... move their cattle to the high pastures and we met a herd of maybe 50 head going along the road while driving from Gabas to Gourette. When we arrived at our gite we left our luggage there and went to inspect the village, meeting several people we have befriended along the way. After having coffee with them we came outside and realised how cold it was. 9 Degrees and a cold breeze. We decided to inspect the shops and buy ...

Refuge Ayous to Gabas

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

5

... After an hour or so the weather seemed to clear and we stopped to take off our wet wether gear and enjoy the sunshine. Bronnie suddely noticed that the Pic du Midi was showing itself for the first time that day. We took some pictures and went to take off again when the sudden break in the weather stopped as quickly as it had started, and walked the rest of the way in light rain. Stats: Distance: 10 km Total ascent: 20 meters Total descent: 920 meters Bronnie, Kathy and ...

Etsaut to refuge Ayous

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

7

... and was now feeling sick and without energy. This was not a good thing as the altitude gain for the day was 1600 meters, and we had 1000 of those still to go...However we kept on going ever onwards and upwards through a beautiful alpine meadow environment and entered the Pyrenees National Park. Lots of flowers were blooming, mostly fairly tall yellow ones. To our surprise we also saw wild Azeleas. One area ...

Lescun to Etsaut

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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5

... downhill. This may have been the reason Kathy slipped off the edge of the track...She was walking last in line and we did not notice she was missing due to our rain gear until she called out. We raced back and saw two hands gripping the brackenfern covering a very long 45 degree slope, slippery from the rain. Luckily she was unhurt and we helped her back onto the path without much difficulty. ...

Senta to Lescun

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

2
5

... of other humans. We crossed an area of major earthworks where they were building extra ski runs and access roads, and after that several passes at altitudes of just over 1900 meters. One of them required rock climbing using a steel cable, and at the top was only a meter wide...From there looking northwards into France we could see the whole width of the mountain chain with flatter land behind. As we walked on every ridge seemed ...

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