Hotel Villa Navarre
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... glass for each mystery of the rosary. This church only holds about 700 people though so they had to build a bigger one. The underground Basilica holds between 25,000 and 30,000 people! Each structure is completely different as the photos show. They also had a photo display of the recent floods (June 2013) which saw the underground basilica completely swamped - about 3.5m of water. The walking tour just over 3 hours so we're quite ...
... use Diane as a teaching case for the younger attendant. She was not even allowed dress herself, much to her chagrin. After that we strolled in the sunshine to a cafe by the river for a quick bite. Then it was back for a short documentary about Lourdes. We've continued to struggle with the Internet access but have now managed to catch up on our blogs entries. We were really disappointed we couldn't chat to you properly this morning. We will try again tomorrow. Lots of love, Diane and ...
Left Toulouse to drive to Lourdes. Couldn't attend a Mass but wandered around for over a hour taking in the spectacle before heading off to Spain - arriving in Pamplona where we saw the bull fighting stadium and the area where the run the bulls. Drive a total of 717k today. Our night has been spent in Burgos which is quite pretty but we are only here overnight before driving to Santiago de Compostela ...
... when it switched off and deflated giving them a slight scare.
Stacie did her time trial up Hautacam this morning feeling good enough to give John enough stick as he was doing it tough. She's off now hopefully booking me in for a massage as my neck is in deep need after carrying Ben around on my shoulders.
So it will be off to the pool for another day of relaxing before we make our way to the coast tomorrow via the township of ...
... a mechanical. Her cable snapped which meant she couldnt change gears (this is bike maintenance 101 and you can feel it weeks before it actually happens). The Mavic support van gave her another bike immediately and she kept riding, albeit on an unfamiliar bike, while they fixed her bike on the go and got her back on it about 20km up the road. She came 3rd that day, and dropped to 2nd in the GC, down by 3 minutes. Marg came 2nd in the stage ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking