RESIDENCE LE CLOS DE MARIE
Travel Blogs from Font-Romeu
... a swim in the pool here to relax and headed off for a meal out at Le Coin Fontaine near the town square. It was delicious- Salade Chèvre and a Mexican pizza with a carafe of rose. A great way to end a stay that started out with a big disappointment, but ended up being a really memorable time. Must always remember that the glass is half full. This has been a highlight of our trip, when at one point we were ready to go ...
... les Bains and then back over the hill to the campsite.
The walk wasn't too taxing. There was a small dolmen on top of the hill going towards Corneilla. The sky was black for much of the day and it was very humid but stayed dry. We wandered through the steep narrow streets of the old town of Vernet Les Bains before ascending the hill back to our valley.
It thundered a little just as we arrived back at the campsite but brightened up ...
... down on to the road the campsite was on and so followed this back, dodging the hundreds of bikers enjoying the thrill of the windy mountain road.
Sunday 18th May
The campsite proprietor makes homemade bread on Sundays and John bought some for breakfast and lunch. It was the most delicious bread I think I have ever tasted. It was a flat bread style topped with honey and roasted crushed almonds.
We went walking again today but headed south ...
... to repeat.
The spring is now arriving in Sant Quirze with all its fragrances and colors. The soy fields are bright yellow and the tulips at my parents place are blooming too. We enjoyed nice meals from my mum and dad’s kitchen and from my aunt Titama’s too. It all went too fast but we still had time to go to Barcelona and have lunch at one of our favorite restaurants. We also visited Montserrat, ...
... gear, which we stowed in a locker at the base of the gondola. The apartment was a five minute walk from the gondola, had a spectacular view of the mountain, and was full to bursting with English language books, which was a welcome bonus after nearly seven months travel.
We were extremely lucky with the weather; it was sunny and in the 60s most of the week, so we had classic spring skiing. The snow was deep enough that ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Pets allowed