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Lisbon1 stayed here on Oct 25, 2013 during their trip titled: Pilgrimage-Fatima-Lourdes.
... Whereas, Villanua was quite modern, Canfranc had a much older feel with a multitude of buildings all constructed to survive the winter alpine conditions. Though today was another classic summers day with blue skies. The Canfranc station is most impressive extending for maybe 400 metres and has about three of four stories. It seemd to be in hibernation but I am wondering if in winter, travellers (who may in fact use the train service) arrive at the destination ...
... by a folk choir, belonged to Liam Lawson's Glendalough Mass. I am currently reading his book, and having been to Glendalough and heard these parts before loved the coincidence.
i was going to stay for tonight's candle procession bit I am desperate or a decent meal and a rest. Oh, how I dream of roast pork, baked vegies and thick gravy. A really long day travelling tomorrow. Back to Paris and then onto Rouen - nearly eight hours in a train.
... of public faith was quite foreign to me. I have heard stories, mainly from Mary Jones, of similar processions many years ago and then from Tim Ham of these processions around Cairns.
This procession occurs each evening whilst another, focussed on the sick, occurs each afternoon. It was close to 10.45pm when the last Amen was prayed and then there was a mad rush for the hundreds of souvenir shops that remain open until 11.30pm.
Day 4: 119km and 3600m of ascent.
OK - now we are in Lourdes. For those of you of the Catholic faith or who have any knowledge of the background to why Lourdes is of special interest, you might be surprised to find me here. It just happens to be about 12 km from where we finished this stage and to be a bigger centre with more hotels. For those of you who don’t have the background, this is a place ...