Travel Blogs from Vielha
... 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 ...
... of whip lash. However, that did not hold me back too much from snowboarding on all the slopes and having fun.
Around 2 I started to really hurt and I went to the pharmacy and bought various things and then had our lunch together. We all got a good laugh because my host dad put his sunscreen on and it was thick and looked like white paint on his face. We could not figure out why he was so white and why the sun screen was so thick in France. ...
... I could FINALLY get my Welcome to France sign!
Day 3: I couldn't possibly leave a vacation without some sort of crazy experience right? Well, my trip ended with me leaving at 12:20 from the house (yelling at the taxi to go as fast as he can) because my bus to Zaragoza left at 12:30 and it was almost 15 minutes away. I arrived and the bus just started to leave. I got on the bus and was super excited about a relaxing, quiet trip homes. HOWEVER, I sat beside a ...
... out meet and everyone hangs out there. There is a scarecrow type person hanging from the building right behind the fire. It's supposed to represent all the bad things of the year. On the Sunday they take it down and burn it in another bonfire.
Saturday is the big event. It snowed even more so we were able to play in the snow again. We made a snowman too. We had a great lunch then brought out the mini cheese cakes that the kids and I made. We also made ...
... with the family. It's so nice to be in the snow. New Year's Eve we spent in Ana's house. We ate great food then did the grapes at midnight. When midnight chimes, you have to eat 12 grapes, 1 every 5 seconds. It made me think if that chubby bunny game with marshmallows that we used to do wen we were kids. After that we danced and hung out until 4 am and all slept there. A few friends of the family came over too. Lots of fun. I even changed my hair color to pink for a while. ...
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