Hotel Galilee et Windsor
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Galilee et Windsor Lourdes
Travel Blogs from Lourdes
... in the dark, thousands of people carrying candles and singing. Very "atmospheric" and so glad we made the effort, even if it was an hour long. Back to camp. We are so glad we decided to "do" Lourdes, as initially we had thought not to go there at all, but feel we were lucky to hit a quiet time. Apparently it varies from day to day- there were 11,000 Italian pilgrims there that day but we would not have known had we not been ...
... beautiful. Great walks are available, of the short, and long variety. Well worth the money spend on ibuprofen and panadol.
However nothing, I repeat nothing, is perfect. There is cow and horse **** everywhere, and let’s not forget the sheep’s contribution! The last Pyrenees bear was shot some time ago by a deranged farmer claiming self defense. But the parks in France do offer more than their
counterparts in Britain.
... One of the new
lights down in the boot room was fusing too and we found that someone had had a
shower in No. 2 without closing the door properly, resulting in a leak through
the light. The boiler was leaking as someone had meddled with the setting
making the pressure drop – even though the note stuck to it says specifically
not too. The dishwasher had packed up, though I had a feeling something was
amiss with it before we left ...
... for the time it will take me to get to the top. There are support stations at 6km and 11km but I doubt anyone will be stopping at these.
The road rises gently at first, beautifully paved courtesy of the Tour de France. The river is on the left with much evidence of a huge flood that came down causing extensive damage about two years ago. There are increasing glimpses of sunshine above but the temperature is perfect at the moment. The road steepens through the small ...
... life of Christ. A wax copy Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper will stay with me forever. Despite my scepticism, the wax models were very realistic and the commentary was reasonable . . . could have been worse!
I was keen to walk the Way of the Cross. I may not have been if I had known it meandered around yet another large hill with a rocky track . . . .I suppose it is the Way of the Cross. There was thunder, lightning, exhaustion and ...