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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Eychenne St.-Girons
Travel Blogs from St.-Girons
... glass of beer and - jarra - for a larger glass (though the j is Spanish is pronounced as a phlegmatic H rather than the usual English and softer j.) I asked for the jarra and quietly told his retreating form to "Hurry" in an equally phlegmatic way. We later returned to the bustling venue for a late meal as is the custom in this country. The joint was buzzing but the only popping tonight was the extraction of cork from the many bottles of vino disappearing all around ...
... t too bad - still early in the day and a pleasant temperature. Then we had an amazing long descent down beautiful roads - lots of hairpins before coming to the valley floor. We had a relatively long flat stretch then and fortunately, Terry, Dave, Paul and I joined a group who were moving along at a pretty fast pace and were able to work together taking turns to lead. That made it very efficient.
But we still had two more climbs, the Portet d’ Aspet and ...
Awoken early by absolutely nothing - pure silence not even a breath of air, this cabin is indeed in a tranquil place high in the mountains - pure essence of meditation (yep quite different to Fremantle). I heard the others stirring and keen to work for my keep I got up quickly. Started outside with tidying up and putting tools away, as the cabin was being put into mothballs However food and caffeine fix called. Heading off ...
... we walked to the ruins of Chateau Miglos, an old castle nearby with a checkered history mainly due to differences of opinion about what a fair tax really represented! (Some things never change). We then caught up on some overdue rest for a few hours before catching some very thin, fleeting sunshine beside the pool again. Tomorrow we will get a four wheel drive transfer to higher up the mountain before starting our walk ...
... At least there were a few breaks in the clouds beginning to show. We got down to a minor road which we needed to cross to get to a second road which we would be able to follow into town. However, the thing we had been dreading all day finally happened. We came across a seething river that was normally a creek which we were unable to cross. There was nothing to be done but climb back up to the first road and make a detour of approximately 5 km so we could use ...