Monthly Archives: April 2011

The kindness of guides….

(Big Flowery Cat outside The Guggenheim, Bilbao) I am sitting on my bed for tonight. It is a futon. To my right is a spiral staircase. It was fun carrying our bags up earlier! Downstairs I hear the very happy … Continue reading

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Once upon a time…..

So there I was yesterday sitting at the back of the cathedral when I notice the bright light to my left. The cathedral is very dark so any light seems bright. This was sunlight streaming into a corridor running away … Continue reading

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Haka (Hello New Zealand!) to Jaca!

  We are in the large town of Jaca and I’m having a lovely time, very, very little English spoken here, so Spanish skill increasing. It’s 4.30pm and everywhere is closed until 5pm. Must be siesta time. When we stay … Continue reading

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Route 260 in The Pyrenees

We left Pilar and her hilltop village at ten o’clock and made the scary journey down the hill and back to the main road. This time I took some pictures. Today we took Route 260  – the reason we are … Continue reading

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On Top of the World

(View from our bedroom) We are here in Estamariú, a small village of around seventy people. My photographs cannot do justice to the place, so you’ll just have to imagine it. And we don’t have any photos of the village … Continue reading

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The Policeman and Andorra.

We left L’Orri de Planes (Grain Barn of Planes) this morning in heavy rain. Not that it bothered us…. again the wonderful rain gear. But when we descended from the altitude the rain stopped and the temperature rose and within … Continue reading

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Dinner at the English-speaking table…

I promised to tell you about dinner…. We have arrived, accidentally, at a place that places great attention on the “green life” and slow food. The couple, very tall Arif and petite Marta moved here from Barcelona, he before that from … Continue reading

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