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... camp I had seen by a lake. The scenery as we drove was spectacular with towering vertical mountains, along aqua blue rivers and driving through long tunnels cut through sheer rock. I had just commented to Kerry that I was pleased with the roads as they were wide enough for us to fit through and not to windey. I opened my mouth too soon. The road narrowed so it could only fit us going ...
... rooved stone houses looking impossibly fresh and neat. We gradually rose up to the crest of the Pyrenees through a pass at 1500 metres. The views were vast, though shrouded by mist. At the top we were entertained by a mob of horses with bells. The tinkling of theirs and those of nearby cattle gave an almost eerie feel to the solitude on top of the world.
As we headed south down the mountains into ...
... was quirky would be an understatement. The pitches were in an almond grove and I could see the nuts forming on the trees, all around the perimeter of the small site were sculptures and in unexpected corners there were ancient motorbikes done up as 'art'. It was a lovely place and there were lots of interesting walks and a delightful ancient village about 1km from the site but sadly for most of my stay there were only two of us there, myself and an elderly Spanish couple ...
... over the rubble of what was a street we can hear a tv. In all of this broken down old village there is still one house being used. It's rubble all around it, but clearly someone lives there. There is a sign on the road saying 'Esco' so looked it up........was abandoned in the 60's when the reservoir was put in obviously someone wasn't moving!
While up at the ruins we saw distinct yellow painted arrows and we went 'Camino?' Sure is. Starts not far from here ...
... collection of religious art- there is a chapel where all the walls arae adorned by giant paintings by Zubaron, depsicting monastic life which are bold, dark & subdued in content and expression. The cloisters are lovely and lead onto spaces filled with statues, art, sculpture, richly embroidered religous garments, jewellery, and giant illustrated prayer books! Its a guided whirlwind tour, culminating in a tiny richly decorated chapel where the ...