Parador de Vielha
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... the many staggering abrupt mountainous crags. This was the site of an 9th century era monastery - the Monasterrio de Obarra- though it seems impossible to consider parts of the random collection of remaining buildings date back this far and for such purposes. There have been various additions in the following centuries and I read the original monastery may have in fact been destroyed during some of the Muslim raids into these areas. However, I swear I caught snatches ...
... This was the kick at the end of the day because it was slightly up hill and when you are at the end of a long day it is really tough, physically and psychologically. 162km, 2550m of ascent.
But here we are, fed, watered and having had a bit of nap. Time to scout out a restaurant. The brasserie Cafe de la Paix gets good review. Then I need as much sleep as I can get. Tomorrow will be a tough one that includes the Tormalet - the giant of the Pyrenees.
... here overnight on Tuesday night and comes through the town again on Wednesday. Streetsweeper trucks are busy, and huge TV trucks both from France and international networks are parked along the streets and city parks. We will be leaving Tuesday morning so will not see it, but Bronnie is staying until the arrival ceremonies are conducted and will then travel to Toulouse and home. We will miss her! Bronnie, Kathy and ...
... going on with a stage and dancing.
The road swooped up and down until we got to Campo, when we turned north. It gradually got narrower until we entered the Congosto de Ventamillo - a gorge!
These narrow twisty roads would be a lot less scary (for me, not Rob) if the Spanish drivers kept to their side of the road and didn't treat them as a challenge and a race track!
... bitter. We walked up one side of the lake to the Ratera waterfall where John hijacked some unsuspecting person to take our photo. We stopped for lunch at Lake Ratera just as it started to rain. We both put on all the clothes we had in our rucksacks to keep out the wet and cold. We are in the snow line here and the path to the viewpoint involved walking over increasing large patches of snow. At the viewpoint it was snowing.
On the way back we saw a Chamois ...