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Travel Blogs from Roquefort
Friday May 20, 2011 Gavarnie to ??? Roquefort
The day dawned bright, clear and blue….it was stunning…..all the mountains were out in their majesty and sporting shiny new white caps of snow from yesterday's heavy afternoon and evening rains. After breakfast, Michael took off to see the cirque that he missed yesterday; I worked …
L'autre jour on a compté combien on utilisait en général de papier toilette, d'essuie-tout, de semoule, de riz, de céréales etc et on a commencé à sérieusement acheter en fonction. On a ainsi acheté 1 an de rouleaux de papier toilette, on a profite d'une offre où on pouvait acheter deux paquets et en avoir un gratuit. Pour une trentaine ...
... lines, which while at times a little boring, at others have been very gratefully embraced - eg like the last seven kilometres into Eauze (that was the 36km day - and the only reason I was crazy enough to do it!)
However, these lest few days have also meant lots of wonderful, and one or two 'what the heck am I doing??', moments - like when walking in torrential rain with thunder all around ( yes yes I know Jenn, I said I wouldn't but the ...
Monday 30th September
We left the Dordogne and headed south to Barbotan-Les-Thermes in the midi pyrennes. We are camping on the shores of the Lac du L'Uby. Very picturesque.
Tuesday 1st October
It is 8pm on the first of October and I am sat looking at the sun setting in my t-shirt (and I am not cold).
We cycled around the area today. We are ...
... time daunting sight. It is difficult to get a sense of perspective until you see a chart that shows a the silhouette of the peaks and explains the distance and height of each mountain range. Then you really know what you are letting yourself in for. With the weather turning so quickly yesterday from being a clear, cloudless sky, to something dark and threatening, I am aware of how vulnerable I will be to the elements. There are masses of pilgrims here as the town is a ...
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