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Up to the Pyranees

April 15th 2012
15th April 2012 Sunday. Rain overnight. Set off for Querigut high in the Pyrenees, fantastic journey via the Gorge de St Georges - hairpin bends, overhanging rocks, narrow roads and drove to a height of just under 5000 feet - no wonder the snow was so thick!!First time we have met a snowplough when on our travels!! Monasteries and Chateaus are perched high on the rock faces and the r ... read more
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