PYRENEES #5: Thunderstorm


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I am happy that I am able to write this blog. Yesterday, during our 5-hour walk in the mountains, we suddenly ended up in an enormous thunderstorm. Beautiful lake We started our walk at the sunny “Pont de la Raillère” … Lees verder

PYRENEES #4: A huge waterfall as a shower


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Although it’s a holiday, you have to wake up early, to avoid the afternoon thunderstorms during your walks. At 8:00 o’clock, Peter and I ordered freshly baked baguettes and croissants. After a tasty breakfast, we drove to Gavarnie for a … Lees verder

PYRENEES #3: Blocked by snow at Col Des Especieres


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Enthused by the descriptions of our “Rother Walking Guide (Pyrenees 2)” we chose for a walk around the lakes of Col des Espécières (2.334 m). We could not reach the starting point (parking) as the road to it was blocked … Lees verder