Travel Blogs from Canillo
... keep their punters alive in the snow and wild when things go wrong - build ice shelters, avalanche rescue and navigation etc. They also appear to get extra points for glasses of red wine drunk it seems! It's been brilliant having them all here, we have met such a great group of people. So many different stories of what they will be doing with their new qualifications (all 24 passed which is apparently unusual, Ben and I think this is down to our TLC). ...
... outdoors in the snow! He is a lovely little cat and so Ben and I have made him a snug home; inclusive of sign ‘Tia & Chatoo’s Chateau’, carpeted floor, comfy cushions (our old socks) and wind break. Since the upgraded he has spent many an hour curled up in his new pad, happy as Larry!
I went to watch Shawna at her Biathlon Shooting practice last week. Interesting stuff and looks pretty challenging to ...
... of this on here and imagine Ben and I having our first go at this this Wednesday....should be interesting!
On a quiet, no ski day, we took ourselves off for a walk round the Mont Louis Fort up on the hillside near us. Part of the Fort is used by the French Commando's as a camp and they use the outer wall as a height training unit....apparently practising with safety harnesses and then for the assessment it's safety harnesses off! Take a look at our ...
... themselves two years ago the Youls are pretty handy on their skis. We tried to start gently and ease into things but as always the four of us were pretty quickly egging each other on to take the next red - black - jump!
Some pretty funny moments this week; a mixture of culprits in the gang. Andy managed to stop an entire lift system by skiing through the safety cable and getting tied up in it like a boa constrictor. Becky and I ...
Got up reasonably early to visit Carcassonne, a medieval town that is a Unesco World Heritage site. Boasting a huge fortified castle with ramparts, and a separate outer wall for protection surrounding the old town. Once on the border of France and Spain the chateau et Remparts, had many uses over the year. The audio guide was crammed with interesting facts, going into lots of detail dating back to the 12th century. At the end or the tour we walked around the top of the inside ...
Other places to stay in Canillo
Ctra Del Forn s/n Urb Riba Grossa, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Ctra General s/n, Canillo | 5 star hotelfrom $90
Avda del Coprinceps, s/n, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Ctra. del Forn, S/N, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $69
Placa Major, Canillo | 3 star hotelfrom $59
Ctra. General s/n , Canillo | 3 star hotelfrom $70