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Travel Blogs from Sallent de Gallego - Formigal
... side of the valley until we reach the Cola de Caballo where they form an amphitheatre and a collection point for the melting snow that forms the many waterfalls spewing over the high cliffs.
We had lunch watching a herd of cows move from one side of the river to the other. A couple of calves had been left behind and when their mothers realised, the frantic mooing hurried the calves along. They were funny to watch as they came across the river, high stepping with ...
... speedy Spanish drivers become more maniacal in their desire to get home for lunch.
We stopped off in Ainsa, reputed to be the most picturesque town in this part of the Spanish Pyrenees and had a wander around its steep and narrow streets before taking in the views from its castle walls. A red kite was also doing its rounds of the castle giving us a magnificent close up view. After a coffee in the main square, we headed on to Boltana and our ...
... of St. Bernadette. I found this a really interesting experience, i don't think I'm very religious but with so many people there I found myself getting caught up in the moment, perhaps I am, who knows. What was off putting was the commercialisation of the whole 'miracle' thing. You could buy gallons of holy water if you wanted to. Not sure that is what it's all about! (cont.).
... We stayed at one of the original pilgrim hostels still run by a Padre. It was right in the centre of what is a pretty little town. 8 to a room tonight - fingers crossed all goes well. Had drinks up in the square with a big bunch of guys who had a few too many. Then we had what was probably one of the nicest meals yet - soup, salad and fish for me - Clive had chicken. Home and read for a while till the 8 in the room settled in - hard to get to sleep otherwise. Beds were very ...
I'm still getting used to this blog site so my apologies if things are a little mixed up. Doing it all in my iPhone. Ok so we left Pamplona and had to walk up to the iron statues. It was a beautiful walk, even though it rained a majority if the day. It was awesome being up by the wind turbines and seeing the statues. Going ...
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