Riu Nere Hotel
Travel Blogs from Vielha
... 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 ...
... north as far as the eye can see. We walked for another 40 minutes or so along a ridge to Planell (2236m) for 360 degree views of the mountains along with the Sant Maurici lake. Words do little to capture how stunning the view was. We stopped for lunch and John spotted a chamois below us.
We passed the shepherd and his sheep again today.
The walk back down to the campsite took no time at all and we enjoyed an hour of sitting in the sun.
Up early as this part of the trip is the longest between stops. It's raining but scenery is fab. It's costing a bloody fortune using the tolls. Plus being in the motorhome we are always to high up to put the money in so have worked out a technique of bending double out of the window. There are plenty of numpty drivers and none of them us...... The site we are staying on is in Narbonne. Quite a distance. We worked out using the campsite app on Snooper that we ...
... rain.....getting darker..........bloody junction we want is closed so have to do detour by guess work as no diversions. We did get to the area but after passing the same town three times we sort of knew that we were lost. We eventually use the family on Snooper to enter camp site and voila we find it but it closed. We camped the the car park, have beers, wine and much needed sleep........too tired to cook. So this was our baptism of fire...........thing can only get ...
... of a fire, cozy house and a fuzzy blanket since last winter in Arkansas at my mom's house, so it was very relaxing!
My family and the other family slept in a bit on Saturday, while Michelle and her family went to the slopes early. We had breakfast, took our time and showed up around 12:00 to start snowboarding. On the way Cesar stopped so I could get a picture by the France sign (I am always taking pictures.) However, when we were getting ...
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