Hotel de l'Europe
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... locating the B&B booked a couple of days earlier. After a phone call, we were told to head on a zig zagging road up a mountain. This was one of the steepest ascents I have ever driven. The views above and below were spectacular.
After more difficulty we finally found the accommodation. And WOW, what a location. This charming old farmhouse was perched right on the side of a cliff with uninterrupted 180 degree views over the Pyrenees. And ...
Leaving Canfranc Estacion after morning tea and toast with cereal for energy! On the 8:50 bus to Somport I go! My Pilgrimage starts @ 1640m then downward I go from the mountain pass. Exciting and exhilarating albeit the storm that is brewing. Wind, rain & clouds follow down the mt side. Joy abounds! Sun comes out to great me and my solo trek continues... Solo until Canfranc where ...
Our hosts took took us to their favourite restaurant for lunch. Chris being Dutch, we went dutch and had a good meal of mushroom and slow egg, veal with fresh pasta, and cocoa iced parfait with a very good 2011 Domaine Lapeyre madiran. Packing filled the evening and then the movie 'Ghost Writer' on TV. We drive up to the Dordogne district ...
... it was full of big motorhomes - all over the place. Think Lake District or New Forest, but allowed to go where you like and stop and camp anywhere.
Lots of cyclists cause we are near the Col de Tourmalet. But a tandem?
We stayed here three nights because of the lovely weather and the wonderful peace. Everything is bright green or deep blue. And not 'organised'. There are no signs, no restrictions, no litter, just ...
... when I rounded the corner and saw the "site" for the first time, I was amazed. To see that many people moving around quietly, talking, some just sitting in silence was an experience. Long lines and processions of people, some formal gatherings and others randomly grouping together, to access their particular experience. Whatever your beliefs, seeing people with such faith, is somewhat inspiring. Whether you feel it is blind faith or not, it doesn't matter, ...