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Travel Blogs from Bolquere
... arrived at the station at Villefranche de Conflent to find a note on the door that the station was closed. Something that the lovely girl at the tourist information at Vernet Les Bains was not aware of! We walked further down the line to find a group of men finishing a meeting, it appeared, and one explained that there was a strike and that the little yellow train would not be running until Saturday. (We ...
... cooking after 5 weeks away.
Our last day in the gite coincided with my "big" birthday. The gite owner kindly prepared a delicious 5 course meal using local produce which began with a Cava apertif (shared with the owner)and then the rest of the meal was served for the two of us on our deck overlooking the Pyrenees. The wild boar and farmhouse rabbit were highlights. How lucky to be able to celebrate in such a beautiful part of the ...
... trees and past old iron ore mines. The route contoured around the mountain on a narrow path where one slip would mean certain death.
The weather was perfect for walking, not too hot and overcast. It was a great walk but very tiring, it took us about 7 hours but at least we didn't get lost.
Sunday 25th May
We walked over the hill into the next valley and the village of Corneilla de Conflent, along ...
... campsite. First we took in the waterfalls walk as recommended by the lady at the campsite. As it was Sunday, the whole of Catalunya also had the same idea. It was very pleasant but the waterfalls walk at Ingleton doesn’t have to worry about the competition.
Our route then took us up the wooded slopes of the mountains until we had stunning views of other forested mountain tops as far as the eye could see. All was going well until after lunch and then the ...
... is to go where they issue the passports to see if they could make a second one and thus be able to keep the one that has all the visas we need for China, India and Nepal, that is expiring in November. Since I have all the forms and documents needed, they allow me to have a second passport with the same expiration date as the first one. THAT IS USELESS, SIR!!!, as some countries require 6 months of validity of ...
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed