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... seems 4 million of these are wheelchair bound and want to drink the water from the healing spring. Let me say it, this place is weird. The streets around the site are littered with souvenir shops laden with rosary beads, holy water, pope car airfresheners and even if you need holy water after hours there are vending machines loaded with holy water. Did I mention the rosary bead department ...
... 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!
... were warned by some Spanish walkers that the path ahead was too dangerous to continue along. We thanked them but carried on walking as far as we could. The danger point was a wide patch of snow that was too steep to try and traverse. We stopped for lunch and admired the amazing view of one of Spain’s highest waterfalls, the Cascada de Cotatuero at over 200m high.
We retraced our steps and savoured our last views of the Spanish Pyrenees for tomorrow we head to ...
Tuesday 3rd June
We drove to Boltana today. We stopped for shopping and a coffee in Vielha on one of the main link routes across the Pyrenees from France to Spain. We watched HGV's thunder past us.
The road to Boltana took us along some very scenic roads, across mountain passes and through deep gorges. The road through the gorge was narrow with lots of twists and turns. Interesting in its own right but even more interesting ...
... Tour de France, with the same build up of excitement as there is in the UK for the Grand Depart. The Col has been cleared of snow and every day the number of cyclists and motor bikers increases. The road down to Baréges is not open yet because they are tarcmacing there too and continuing to repair the roads after last year’s terrible floods and landslides. Next Saturday the Geant, the huge silver model of the first cyclists to complete the Col ...
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