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Crossing the Mountains (again), and Grandma breaks a Hip (again)

May 19, 2024 - Santa Colomba de las Arrimadas to Vegacervera - 32 kms - Albergue Cueva de Valporquera May 20, 2024 - Vegacervera to Villamanin - 19 kms - Albergue de Joventud Gordon: Ruth says that I get a special twinkle in my eye in the mountains, and if so my eyes...
Bayonne

Bayonne

April 29, 2024 - La Bastide Clairence to Bayonne - 28 kms - Temporesidences Cathedral April 30 and May 1, 2024 - Rest days in Bayonne - Temporesidences Cathedral  When we passed through Bayonne years ago we were struck by the beauty of the place.  So with...

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Into the Pays Basque

Into the Pays Basque

April 26, 2024 - Aubertin to Navarrenx - 33 kms - Jasmin 1 Jeanne d’Albret April 27, 2024 - Navarrenx to Saint Palais - 31 kms - Hotel de la Paix April 28, 2024 - Saint Palais to La Bastide Clairence - 29 kms - Les Collines Iduki  We dropped into the tourist...

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Finding a New Line

Finding a New Line

April 23, 2024 - Marciac - Lacrabere - 26 kms - Gite Castaine April 24, 2024 - Lacrabere - Morlaas - 29 kms - Hotel Bourgneuf April 25, 2024 - Morlaas - Aubertin - 29 kms - Maison de Fleurie  After much hand wringing and back and forth with the pros and cons we...

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Battling Les Punaises de Lit

Battling Les Punaises de Lit

April 20, 2024 - Auch - L’île-de-Noe - 24kms - we stayed with Marie-Line in Castelnau d’Angèles April 21, 2024 - L’île-de-Noe - Marciac - 32kms - Apartment sur Lac Gord: In 2010 we covered a small portion of the Chemin d’Arles on bike.  As we approached one of...

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A Tantrum in Gimont

A Tantrum in Gimont

April 19, 2024 - Mérenvielle - Gimont - 31 kms  - Le Patio d’Oustal It was a much better day yesterday than the two previous ones. The wind was light and the temperature climbed steadily from 2 degrees to an eye popping 18. I was also feeling better. After our...

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