Travel Blogs from Canillo
... the hose at me, pinning me behind the bush. The mountains stand silently watching the battle unfold, the flow of water stops expecting me to pop up out of the bush. As soon as the sound of the water spraying out of the nozzle of the hose ceased I jumped out soaking my victim “Victory!” I scream. I raise both of my hands into the air as I run around repeatedly screaming the word victory over and over ...
... see the brown bears and we were lucky to witness their performance/ behaviour whilst being fed. The highlight at dinner involved eyeballing a hungry donkey on the other side of the window!!
Our hike at Lescun was difficult to capture in photos. We were surrounded by snow capped peaks, beautiful green valleys and had griffon vultures constantly flying by. From our pincic spot, it felt more like we were in an aeroplane.
Our days in transit were often ...
... was very helpful and we left with several suggested routes all on one leaflet for just 50 cents. Outside the park office were about twelve 4x4 jeeps. These are the local taxis and will take you up the various valleys along rough tracks to the start of many of the walks.
Our campsite is about 15 minutes out of town up the Espot Valley. It's deserted but has excellent facilities!
It is very cold so the electric heater has come out of its box. This is ...
... Tower, overlooking the town
When we finally got there, we could see people lining the main bridge across the river. Rob suddenly said -' Good God - there's a car in the river!!'
I'll let the photo's tell the rest of the Story - click on a photo to see them bigger ...
... queue on a rondpoint to Ikea and HyperU and missed out turning to Foix and ended up on the free Motorway to Tarbes!!! We managed to cut back across later, passing through some pretty villages.
We soon had our first view of the distant snow capped Pyrenees, and finally managed to find an Aire on our side of the road to have a cup of tea.
As we pulled ...
Other places to stay in Canillo
Ctra Del Forn s/n Urb Riba Grossa, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $47
Ctra General s/n, Canillo | 5 star hotelfrom $86
Avda del Coprinceps, s/n, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Ctra. del Forn, S/N, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $65
Placa Major, Canillo | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Ctra. General s/n , Canillo | 3 star hotelfrom $69