Belambra Clubs - Lou Sarri
Travel Blogs from Gourette
... just off the highway. Jacqui had a drive while I haa small nap before deciding to change again and go into Pau which is a nice city and quite large. Strolled around relaxing and taking photo's eating a Chocolat eclair and an expresso. Hit the road at 5.00pm amidst the end of the week rush hr traffic. Back on the highway and another hr saw us arrive in Bayonne. ...
... Pyrenees and this is the birthplace of Henry IV a land of history, gastronomy, wine, sports and culture.
Pascal was a little stir crazy from sitting in the car wanted photo shoots. The architecture here in the Pyrenees is really different to the south of France, it is close to ski slopes and really had the feeling of a ski town.
We arrived into Bayonne in the mighty Basque, we are about to find out just how passionate people here of their region. ...
... The sky's parted somewhat and I had a clear climb with even the glimpse of some sunshine every now and then.
Somewhat like the Galibier this climb unfolds before you, snaking its way up the valley before its final tilt skywards in a series of long ramps and one real kicker at the top.
It was a stunning climb and a hellraising descent on the freshly TDF tarmac road.
... was a massive business model, basically you arrive, go to a shop and hire your wheelchair or bed, then buy your candle, then go to the service and be touched by the holy water. As for the holy water you go to a series of "caroma" hardware taps and buy your bottom and press the button to get your dose of holy water. My thoughts were that holy water was special, I expected a small drip of water coming from a rock. The reality is its a plumbed series of pipes and taps. There were ...
We heard in Gabas that the trail to Gourette, the highest section of the GR 10, was still closed due to snow and ice. This is unusual for this time of the year but not unheard of. We decided to take the car transporting our luggage to Gourette, and then do a walk over there. Gourette is a ski resort situated at about 1350 meters altitude, is not a pretty village but sits in beautiful surroundings. Today was the day ...
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