BEST WESTERN La Palmeraie
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Saturday did not look like it promised much at first glance. The bitter cold rain from the night before left a fog that surrounded us all morning. Charlotte, her sister, boyfriend and I packed our bags and squished into the car. We embarked on our two hour ride to the Pyrénées, the land of breathtaking mountains, snow, and world-famous horses and horseback riders competing that weekend.
The compact (and compacted) car sludged its way through the mud that was supposed to be ...
... of scenic routes (in the dark). Finding the road and having the GPS freak out on us was quite the entertainment for the 2 hours on the road. I think at one point we might have drove through someone's backyard unknowingly. You never know with these tiny country roads.
It was dark and foggy outside, but we finally arrive to our destination, the Casino de Pau (not to be confused with the Casino supermarket). ...
... such as the day we planned a scenic drive along a road running between the ocean and a line of three lakes, only to discover when we got there that the road had been built through a thick forest which never afforded a view of either ocean or lakes, or the day we took a detour across a bridge to what appeared to be a cute island on the map, but turned out to be nothing more than a tourist trap, and so big that ...
... 1499;ני 01; לרוח ההרפת 11;אנות שלה ופיל תופס אותה מטפסת על ארגז מנסה להכנס לבריכ 92; לבד וללא ...
... the summit we took the funicular back down and went into Lourdes for lunch. Seonaid had mussels in beer and cream and I had the warm goat’s cheese salad. Yummy!
We then took a slow stroll down to the Tourist Information Centre to meet our guide for the tour.
There were a total of 4 people on the tour; us and a French couple. Why they had booked on the English speaking tour and not the French one I’ll never know ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking