12:32

When friends with silly sunnies come to visit... wink Enjoying glass of wine & couple of pintxos at the local market.

16:41

First spotted on Hautacam in 2014... authorities bust our inflatable kangaroo for overstaying his visa! #harsh sad wink

10:53

Summer in France just isn't complete without a little messing about in a field of sunflowers! grin wink

21:00

After dinner drinks, messing about with shadows, watching the sunset & just relaxing. Plaza Mayor de Ainsa. Cheers!

13:35

Little jaunt to Spain. First call? Straight to one of our favourite tapas bars for an afternoon snack. Nom, nom! tongue

19:24

Love a bit of roast duck! Nom, nom, nom! tongue

14:45

The old town of San Sebastian isn't big, but still... one needs to take a break & rest once in a while wink Cheers! smile

13:45

Let the festival of pintxos begin! wink Nom, nom, nom! tongue

09:50

Parisien coffee stop. Coffee? Blergh! But at least you can't go wrong with the accompaniment in a patisserie smile

10:30

Today's stroll, only 10 mins from home, Courades de Bazust. Nice to be back doing close to 'proper' hiking smile

16:14

Beautiful day! Should be skiing, but leg not great & all sad Lucky views on our short local walk never disappoint smile

12:15

Normal programming will resume shortly smile But after 3 months off even trundle to next village with Pratiwi not easy!

13:43

Lovely autumn day in Lourdes. Time to take a stroll through the Sanctuary.

14:17

Wondering above the Col des Palomieres. Not been for a while & good to be back! Awesome autumn day doesn't hurt! grin

13:31

Day out in the big city... wink Oooh, they have a proper curry house here. Jalfrezi please! Nom, nom, nom! Cheers! tongue

16:42

Neighbour has vicious new guard dog. Almost lost a limb today & thankful that gate is there! wink Soooooooooooo Cute grin

19:13

Hmmmmmmm.... pizzaaaaaaaaa tongue :P tongue ... and some tartiflette for good measure. Burp! grin

11:21

Snowshoeing at Payolle. Fabulous day. Am not convinced odd footwear was required but it made things entertaining wink

15:24

Post skiing treats: Vin chaud & blueberry tart. Nom, nom, nom! tongue Oh, and coffee for someone else for some reason wink

12:51

XC Skiing at Payolle. Thank you Claire, our very patient guide, for showing the way. What a perfect day for it! smile

09:46

Bonjour from the Grand Tourmalet. Awesome day on the piste. Imagine when the other half of the resort is open! wink grin

16:27

Pratiwi didn't want to go for a short stroll today, but after being talking into it, turns out it was fun! grin

15:57

Little walk up near Col des Palomières. Not bad for the first day of winter! Making some new friends too smile

10:59

Patisserie didn't have the cake we wanted (it's not strawberry season). Oh well, will have to pick something else! wink

12:25

Lac de Gaube. Frozen. Wow! View aside, sound of the ice popping & cracking echoing around was absolutely incredible!

11:10

Little stream near at Pont d'Espagne. Half frozen there's a tiny waterfall created by the ice here. Cool!

13:11

Lunch at Payolle. I guess there are perks to having to do this tourist thing after all! wink Nom, nom, nom, nom! tongue

16:35

Late afternoon Autumnal stroll. Saw a pheasant up here & chased him out of the bracken when he hid in there. Cool! smile

12:10

Another glorious day... perfect for a spin in the sun with Pratiwi grin grin

13:30

Random hike up a nearby hill: Plateau d'Esquiou. Pratiwi said was a bit steep near the top. But it's a plateau! wink tongue

13:38

Lovely day & Pratiwi said we should go cycling. Never let it be said I don't pander to her every wish! wink #ToughGig

11:58

Heading out to lunch with the local bike club. Random view on the trip there. Lovely & warm in the sunshine today smile

23:16

We've been provided with a lovely traditional room this evening. Little nippy here but so comfy & cosy in that bed!

09:24

Last minute decision to take in a concert. In the cheap seats! wink grin wink grin wink

09:11

Bonjour Paris! And... au revoir. Not a bad morning for a quick walkabout.

17:58

Strolling streets of Saint-Germain. These food shops & people eating on the street helping us working up an appetite!

08:19

Free WiFi/charging desk at Tarbes train station. Well... free so long as you pedal. Great idea & saw kids using it!

13:35

Lunch with friends after a damp walk. Advantage of chilly conditions: the restaurant is serving vin chaud. Cheers!

17:43

Chatting to local about huge mushrooms he just picked from his field. He insisted we take them to try. So lucky! Yum!

11:27

Same road as last time, just bit slower today wink Must have been the clouds holding us back. Right girls? wink grin tongue wink

15:39

Spectacular autumn afternoon in the French Pyrenees, and always a pleasure visiting this spot. Happy Birthday Liz! grin

10:58

Chatting to the neighbours... Moooooooo! smile

12:10

Lovely Autumn day and just wondering around in the Pyrenean foothills. Sunshine. Fresh air. Tranquillity. Perfect.

11:17

Countryside walkies. It's 'walkies' as neighbour's dog decided to tag along. She's smart, knows not to chase cows! smile

12:57

Another difficult day in Southern France wink Hanging with friends while they force food & drink on us. Thanks guys! grin

12:56

Quick lunch stop. Tried Parisienne Bruschetta to discover it's cheese on toast with ham! wink Very nice though. Nom! tongue

19:18

Evening walk between the cornfields. Val d'Adour, French Pyrenees.

10:53

Little trip to market today. We didn't pick up much, but how good does this slab of pork look? grin Nom, nom, nom tongue

12:06

Pratiwi hasn't been up this road before but quite likes the view. Maybe she should ride a bike more? wink #FamousClimb

12:12

Post-recovery, recovery wink Cheers from Saint-Lary-Soulan! grin