Hotel Los Arcos
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We decided last night that it was too soon to move back into France and that we ought to take the opportunity to see some of the high Pyrenees that we hadn't seen before. However the thunder storm meant that there was no Wifi and the electronic barrier cards weren't working.
We decided to move along the mountain range and take the N260 to Ainsa then up the valley to Benasque, right under ...
... of the Pyrenees all the way along. The road was an almost new Autovia, with hardly any traffic. We passed along the shores of a huge reservoir with turquoise mountain water.
We then saw a beautiful new viaduct high above a valley, ready to use, but going nowhere!
Several miles after Jaca we turned north towards ...
... other walking routes for tomorrow. The lady was very helpful so we are sorted.
We found a campsite heading back towards Torla and availed ourselves of their bar and restaurant for our tea.
Saturday 7th June
We drove back into the National Park again today and what a difference, the car park was packed. We headed out up a wooded slope to the Circo de Carriata. The trees are beautiful beech, their pale green leaves creating a lovely ...
... information office. The lady was extremely helpful. I think we must have been her first tourists of the day. She spoke excellent English but very fast and very heavily accented so we had trouble following her at times (although not as much as we would have had if she spoke Spanish!!). She had lots to tell us and about 40 minutes later we emerged from the office, heads spinning and clutching lots of leaflets.
At least we know what we are doing ...
... of whip lash. However, that did not hold me back too much from snowboarding on all the slopes and having fun.
Around 2 I started to really hurt and I went to the pharmacy and bought various things and then had our lunch together. We all got a good laugh because my host dad put his sunscreen on and it was thick and looked like white paint on his face. We could not figure out why he was so white and why the sun screen was so thick in France. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking