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Our roommate Daniel was up and gone before sunup leaving us to stir about 7.15. We sorted out our clothes and went down to breakfast. An Irish lady and an older couple from Canada were there as well. Self-serve of cereal, coffee and baguette helped us get ready for the day.
We looked around town after getting our certificate and advice on the trail.Visited the old citadel and the old part of town. Beautiful little village dating back hundreds ...
... off in the shower 3 times just bending down to wash my feet. Really, we were very lucky to get a place in such a fabulous position. We walked nearly everywhere. It's closing down in August and being restored as luxury apartments. Ric***********s it really fits the description of the worst house in the best street.
A slow start repacking all our gear for the trip ahead. We got a good tip to catch the bus to Montparnasse Railway Station as it went from about 100 yards away. We ...
... They are mostly French, with whom I largely have fairly restricted conversation unfortunately - but I think my comprehension is improving and I am learning more words, like la pluie (not sure if thats how its spelt, but 'rain' - a major topic of discussion there for a day or two!!) There is a Canadian lady from Quebec, and this Portuguese guy (Goncales - Gonzo) who currently lives in Paris, who speaks excellent english and took me under his wing 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 ...
... the Spanish did, after a 21 day siege! The river, with its fast-flowing shallow water and deep pools of water, coming down from the mountains is crystal clear, cold and teaming with trout. Beautiful! As you can see, my spirit is already being replenished! Today, Saturday, is a much needed break. Rain last night which brought the temperature down to something which is much more pleasant to sleep in. Looking from the citadel towards the mountains is an awe-inspiring and at ...
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