Hotel de l'Europe
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... heads and won’t change.
I pay a total of 6 different taxes; tax on my personal income with only a 7000€ allowance, income tax on my business of 14.1% but without the ability to offset any costs, habitation tax which includes my TV licence, council tax, a holiday tax for each person who stays here at 0.34€ per person per night and a new local annual business tax of 200+€. Three of those are fixed regardless of ...
... site at the moment and our view is of the snow capped mountains…..bliss!
After a well earned early night we packed a picnic and set off into the Pyrenees to see how close we could get to the snow……well it didn’t look too far……we had the most incredible walk which firstly took us on a zig zag through the woods before we popped out onto the mountain with 360 deg panoramic views as far as the eye could see. As if this ...
... over the last few days. Today likely brings to an end this motorcycle tour, and the last week has been an absolute highlight as far as riding is concerned, as well as company, and scenery. We have met some really cool like-minded people and also good old friendly ones as well. Anyone who wants to come riding here can not be disappointed. Its just brilliant. Twists, turns, mountain passes and serene villages, its just great, as is the food and ...
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 ...
... serenity of smaller crowds and wandering the main sites in less than a day.
Like Fatima in Portugal, you could probably do Lourdes in a day or less (but stay overnight as it's a long journey from most places you might travel from). The sanctuaries at Lourdes look less glorified and modern than that at Fatima, I find it more down to earth, despite all the shops surrounding the sanctuaries. The spot where Mary appeared is actually a grotto you can visit and ...