Travel Blogs from Lourdes
... much then we kept in touch thru Facebook.
Anyway back up a bit! we wound our way this way and that as the GPS took us down narrow one way lanes etc before finally hitting the highway. Tolls all the way but travelling at 130 to 140km per hr it was not long before we were bypassing Toulouse and many other places we had cycled through. Stopped for diesel and ...
... a year for quotes for the work on their little cottage and have asked Stefan and I if we could help do some decorating because they would like to have things done by Christmas!
It is so long since I have written that I have almost forgotten what has happened here. It’s all been a bit of a blur with Stefan’s mum dying back in the UK and my folks here for 10 days. French weather has been very fickle this year with glorious days of 30+ followed by severe temperature ...
... Pyrenees and this is the birthplace of Henry IV a land of history, gastronomy, wine, sports and culture.
Pascal was a little stir crazy from sitting in the car wanted photo shoots. The architecture here in the Pyrenees is really different to the south of France, it is close to ski slopes and really had the feeling of a ski town.
We arrived into Bayonne in the mighty Basque, we are about to find out just how passionate people here of their region. ...
Bikes are packed and we have breakfast at 8:00am. Then we rolled out about 10:15 enroute to Bergerac for the individual time trial. We drove towards Pau then turned north to Bergerac. We arrived at the start of the TT, we walked through the team buses looking at the TT bikes, you could get us really close to the teams. We watched a few roll out the start gate then Pete and I grabbed a baguette and decided to try and get on TV. We positioned ourselves on the start straight at a slight ...
... has 6.5 million people per year visit for the chance to be cured. They come for the water the pure holy water. I personally see it as a marketing scam of the churches, the wealth of the church is unbelievable. We saw thousands of people in all states of illness, hundreds in wheel chairs others walking with frames on the chance that they will be cured. We looked through the grounds and the crypt, then down along the service area which had 100s of people in wheelchairs waiting to be ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Wheelchair accessibility