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... on this month on his way back from Spain and was held up for several hours on the autoroute just outside Toulouse because it was blocked by tractors. The farmers are not happy with changes to the agricultural policy. He made it to the ferry with just 10 minutes to spare! It’s no wonder the French are the laughing stock of Europe. It upsets me to see this amazing country sinking more into recession because they all have tÍtes de bois ...
It was a long 5 hour drive today to get to the Pyrenees but it was worth every minute of it to round a corner and see the snow capped mountains in the distance. We arrived at our campsite at Bagneres de Bigorre just south of Tarbes in the Haut Pyrenees about 2pm and were amazed to see the elusive yellow ball (aka the sun) in the sky….yeee haaa!!
Our campsite is stunning, situated at the foot of the Pyrenees, there are currently only 2 vans staying ...
... visitor in the night(s)
As we left Lourdes behind, a glance over our left shoulders towards the Pyrenees revealed the places where we had such a good time, covered with snow. Proper thick snow, that although undoubtable beautiful, would have wrecked the riding of the last few days.
Its been truly magical, we have been so lucky.
Next you will hear from us we will probably be in Avoriaz. Cheers just now.
... the area immediately in front and around the grange as well as levelling the floor. Once he had done this, we discovered that there are no foundations! So Stefan has had to work to start concreting the floor whilst rigging up huge stones and slates against the walls to make it stable.
After the felling of the tree (and I think we will have another to do at the back eventually) there was a lot of little branches and twigs left, so I set about ...
... Eric and Slyvie (divorced), and Alistair and Paula (separated) have all been defeated by this place. After the winter we have just had, I can well understand why. We face some challenging months ahead of us and perhaps we are more realistic and better equipped to stay here, but we must never become too complacent or smug about our life here. It requires hard work and determination and has only been two years since we started. Perhaps it’s time for me to write that book ...