Hotel Les Sorbiers
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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As we left Lourdes behind, a glance over our left shoulders towards the Pyrenees revealed the places where we had such a good time, covered with snow. Proper thick snow, that although undoubtable beautiful, would have wrecked the riding of the last few days.
Its been truly magical, we have been so lucky.
Next you will hear from us we will probably be in Avoriaz. Cheers just now.
... Whilst the weather has been good, second and third cuts of hay have taken place in preparation for the winterfeed. We have begun to have 'visits’ from various wildlife coming out of the woods looking for food. Woke up one morning to find the lawn looking like the Somme where a wild boar had dug up various weeds to eat the roots. There is a big problem here with sangliers or wild boars as the area is over run with them, so the hunt or chasse has been ...
The grotto was beautiful. The rock walls were freezing to the touch. But there was a sense of tranquility as we sat and prayed. Cherry and I walked the mountain to see the Stations of the Cross and drank the Holy Water from the Grotto. There were lots of people waiting to go into the baths but you weren't allowed to watch. We purchased little bottles to take some Holy Water home but you could buy 5 ...
Caught the train to Lourdes. It is six hours from Paris but we had been looking forward to seeing the grotto where Bernadette saw the Virgin Mary. The basilica is magnificent. Lourdes is picture postcard. It is tranquil and the river runs through the town. There is a fort high up on ...
... steep - or didn’t seem that way as we paced ourselves for what we knew would be a long day. There was a gentle descent and then a further climb along a narrow road perched on the side of a cliff before rising snakelike through the alpine to the summit of the Col D’Aubisque. Stunning.
As with most of the cols, there was an aid station at the top with food and drink but we didn’t hang around here too long as we were shocked when Fergus, ...