Hotel le Rex
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
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... centres supplied us with food. We were able to get some more suction (ventouse) hooks from Gifi.
Then we had a long drive, mostly on Autoroute, to an aire at Salles sur L'Hers. We have used it before, but it is fine although quite sloping. The commune provide electricity, although only one socket was working. So we piggy backed onto a frenchman's lead.
And the sun is shining. So we sat in the sun and enjoyed a glass or two of vino.
... actually you're right. Despite a mass of visiting walking tourists, nothing in Saint-Larry Soulan was open. Apparently this was their time to close prior to the winter rush. The best meal we could rustle up was a pizza. Who eats pizza in France? Our Irish B&B friends, who stayed here for a week, ended up popping over to Spain for a hearty meal. (I enjoyed writing that last sentence)
Speaking of Spain, time to head there ourselves.
... 50 litres of water. We will only stay the one night. But it gave us the opportunity to go to the 'Donjon des Aigles' - the dungeon of Eagles. Wonderful specimens of owls, raptors and some delightful parrots. A wonderful display, with the sky full of mixed birds at the same time. And it went on for an hour. A great experience. And the views from the top of the ruined castle were stunning.
It's a pretty place but ...
... to the Col de Marie Blanque (1035m), which has featured regularly in the Tour de France since its first inclusion in 1978, and winds steeply up to its summit in a relatively short distance. We cycled along the green valley floor towards the small town of Laruns: this is the last flat stretch of road we saw today, as we tackled the start of the Col d’Aubisque (1709m). A true Tour legend, the Aubisque has featured ...
... of poorly people being wheeled about by nurses. Unbelievable! Nuns, priests and nurses everywhere. Holy water being sold in plastic bottles!! Lots and lots of statues of Mary. Some bigger than me. Oh, id love to put one in our neighbours front garden. They would love it!! Glad I saw Lourdes for myself. Shocking. But, each to their own. Moving on tomorrow for ...