Parador de Bielsa
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The parador was in a breath taking location on the Lost Mountain (Monte Perdido) with waterfalls right outside our windows.
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... the position of the town on a cliff or in the loop of a river. Little fiefdoms all over the place.
Before long the snow capped top of the Pyrenees came into view and, as in the past trip, we came across lone cyclists battling their bodies and the steep winding roads. Bend after bend provides another impossibly beautiful panorama, so I guess that would take away the pain in the legs a little bit.
... I soon learnt to look down when exiting the women's :-) Spent most of the day at different areas around the Sanctuary. It really is Disneyland for the religious. So many ancient beautiful buildings to look at. Lourdes is such a pretty town that I don't want to leave tomorrow :-( Dinner for just Miss and I tonight - Kevin all tuckered out and asleep already. We won't be far behind him. ......Miss and I NEED to stop eating ...
... its a toss for the couch - this thing has double bunks! What the? Check out the pic of the Pyrenees from our apartment.
If you go straight up the freeway we could be in Barcelona in 3 hours....but what would we do there? ....so tomorrow we'll explore a little more west and South of here on the Spanish side of the mountains (can't take the car out of the country - France is about 40km away) and find digs in the mountains before heading on to Barcelona on ...
... a walk down to see the pilgrimage to the Grotte where people were filling there bottles with the water and being blessed. There were many souvenir shops all a bit much
At 9pm there is a massive gathering of 1000's that come here lookin for a miracle they march around singing ?
We cross into Spain tomorrow for a bit warmer weather as this the mountains Pyrenees
... buildings, in some places, entire villages. Broad plains, much wider than home. Red earth, subsequent quarries, wine region. Lots of wind turbines everywhere. Temperatures went from 17 in Lourdes to 32 north of Madrid. Crossed another range of mountains 100km North Madrid - Sistema Central. Not high but very rocky countryside. Got into Madrid at 4pm. So many apartments on the road in. Can't imagine living with a family ...