Posts Tagged ‘Gavarnie’

Around (and up) Mont Perdu

Just back from the Tour of Mont Perdu from the 14-21st August.  Lovely trip.  Great weather for the first three days, then cloudy for 2 and a perfectly blue last day for the ascent of the Taillon.

Vallée d’Ossoue to Lac de Gaube via Bayssellance

Walking between Gavarnie and Cauterets there are flowers everywhere.  Along with water pouring out of every crevice and newborn lambs being taken straight up onto the remnant snow by their mothers.  I wondered if this was to protect them from eagles –

St Savin and Poueyaspe

With the gorgeous weather over the last couple of days our minds are turning to summer and I’ve walked and written up two new day walks for Pyrenean Odysseys independent walking holidays.

Press Articles

Over the years various newspapers have written articles about visiting the Pyrenees.  Here are a couple of links describing attractions in and around the Luz Valley. The first is a nice article on Gavarnie and briefly the Pic du Midi by Rhiannon

Late October Snow

Some Australian visitors had the great joy of early October snow in autumn 2009. The snow mixed with the autumn leaves was quite beautiful. The ever spectacular Gavarnie Cirque was made even more so under its first winter snow