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... got to, and through Benasque and found the campsite. This is quite an old site , terraced, with a lot of trees and we had difficulty finding a pitch that was a) big enough and b) that we could access.
As we were walking around looking for a pitch it started to rain heavily and 6hrs later it is still pouring! The mountains have disappeared into the mist.
When we finally got settled ...
... 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 ...
After snowboarding the weekend before at Baqueira Resort, I was SUPER ready for another weekend of snowboarding with my current spanish family and previous family. My family along with 2 others rented little houses in the mountains with a big chimney and a cabin feel. We arrived Friday night and had a quick dinner together and then went to our house. It was my host dads first time to make a fire under a chimney and it turned out super great! I have not had ...
... went all the way down the mountain without me. I was BEAT at the end of this at at 3:30pm we went for lunch and rest. We ate pasta, desert and drank amazing wine. I took a jucuzzi, rested for a bit and then we went to the spa and I got a massage by an Argentina guy. We talked during the massage and I laughed a lot at his attempt to practice English with me. To end the night we went in car to a local hole in the wall restaurant with all kinds of local foods of the ...
... who was very casual but also informative. We walked around the centre of the city and was told about its history. There are many old historical buildings and churches but most interesting was to learn about the Muslim culture the city had. It is unfortunate but there were many historical landmarks such as mosques, city wall and towers that have been either destroyed or not well preserved due to the ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility