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We had a fabulous day today, Didi found a couple of her ancestors headstones in the Buzy cemetery and had a stroll around town taking photo's, we then left Buzy and had a lovely scenic drive to Eysus where our next 3 months will be spent, we were most fortunate, there were an Australian couple staying there and they showed us around and gave us a fair bit of ...
Breakfast at the hotel this morning. Was able to order some scrambled eggs - I'm positive they cooked them in cream. They also serve cheesecake for breakfast as part of the buffet!! I can't believe how cold it is - it's about 8deg at the moment and raining. I have all my winter woollies on including thermals, gloves, beanie, neck warmer, scarf and stockings under my jeans - it's ridiculous. The locals tell me it was up to ...
... a walk down to see the pilgrimage to the Grotte where people were filling there bottles with the water and being blessed. There were many souvenir shops all a bit much
At 9pm there is a massive gathering of 1000's that come here lookin for a miracle they march around singing ?
We cross into Spain tomorrow for a bit warmer weather as this the mountains Pyrenees
Up early and away on our journey to Spain. No spectacular things to stop for, especially as there was quite extensive sea fog early on. Made more strange as it was very windy. Ran out of that as we were part way across the Pyrenees. Interesting trip though, lots of little Spanish villages, very picturesque, basque, Castilian. Plenty of tunnels of varying lengths. Makes for a much quicker trip of course. Some ruins of some of ...
... procession. Jaw dropping, we had been told it was but in reality it was unbelievable. There must have been just shy of 10,000 in the procession and another 1000+ watching. People just kept coming. Most carried lighted candles - there would have been 1000 in chairs or beds and they were wheeled into the centre once they had participated in the kilometre long walk. Others filled up down the sides while the walkers at the rear of the crowd came into the ...