Hotel Du Commerce
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... that seats 25,000 people. Mass was in progress so we stopped to watch and hear the beautiful singing. There is so much more to Lourdes, I would like to come again and spend a week seeing all the other sights and looking at museums and the huge castle that dominates the other end of the town. Back to camp. We returned for, again, a not very French meal before joining the candle light procession of the rosary. All around the ...
Our time on the boat ended with a bang – literally. We had
just passed the department sign of the Haute Pyrenees when the heavens opened
and the Land Rover died. Stefan was pretty sure it was the fuel pump, but we
were stuck in the middle of nowhere, stuffed to the gunnels with things off the
boat with the dog perched precariously on the top. No worries I thought, my
comprehensive insurance covers me for recovery. It does, ...
... St Saveur and onto the busy winding road to Argeles. Now we really are tired. We stop at the race village in Argeles for some food but then have to ride to Lourdes where we arrive by late afternoon. This wasn't the short day we had hoped for. Tomorrow, Day Six, we knew was going to be hard. The plan for the evening: shower, food and rest, the same as every day. At least today, we were in the same hotel.
Must have been a tough day. I've just realized that I didn't take any pictures!
... don't think about it was the best thing to do . . . many have obviously travelled on it in safety over the years. Views were great but it wasn't the summit - that required walking another two kms up a rough, winding, steep track . . . I've come a long way and not likely to travel this way again so . . . why not? Great idea . . . the cross country trainers bounded past me like springboks but I kept going and so glad I did - the view of ...
... There are over 250 hotels . . . all with religious names as well. The hotel, whilst nothing grand, looks a little fancier than previous accommodation - it has air conditioning and a bar fridge.
Lourdes is situated on the Gave River at the foot of the Pyrenees. It was here that a young fourteen year old Bernadette Soubirous saw the first of eighteen apparitions of the Virgin Mary. Bernadette left Lourdes in 1866, entering ...