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

20:21

Didn't know what this dish was, but took it anyhow. Turns out to be deep fried cheese with jam on top. Soooo good! grin

20:15

When in Spain... grin Loving this tapas bar in Urtau Arties (Valle de Aran). It's an amazing place! Nom, nom, nom! tongue

14:13

Hike to Estany de Gerber, past another two smaller lakes. This pretty high up in the Spanish Pyrenees, around 2150m.

13:27

Andorran pizza. It might be the middle of summer, but in the shade it's still a bit chilly up here so went down well!

19:54

Family dinner in Quillan. I'm not easily impressed by salad, but... that's not bad! Prefer my choice mind! wink tongue

19:00

Outrageously good dinner tonight. Soooo good & so much too. Had to take a doggy bag which was our lunch the next day!

18:59

Evening snack: Beer, baguette, roquefort, rillettes de canard. Yum! While Pratiwi went for coffee & cake. Durh! tongue wink

19:48

Bagneres-de-Bigorre fete. Few early snaps in the market hall with freshly sliced prosciutto, drinks & other goodies.

19:59

As rock'n'roll as it gets in the French countryside: local singers at a campsite. At least there was free alcohol! wink

17:17

Wondered into the nearby village on a sticky hot afternoon. Ice cream reward for some, cool glass of beer for others.

17:55

Walkies at Col des Palomières. View behind to the North as you can't see the mountains to the South from here. Doh!

08:54

Out in the woods next to 'home' with the dogs. One is too shy for photos, the other clearly an attention seeker! wink

19:11

Last day of spring evening ride with my beautiful - if a little slow... ahem! tongue - riding partner. Niiiice! smile grin

12:38

When you drop round to friends for lunch... and are served a four course gourmet meal! Nom, nom, nom tongue Thank you! smile

12:25

Helping friends collect cherries from this beautiful tree in their yard. Yuuuuuum! tongue

11:27

Rest day stroll. Got a little carried away & ended up going 8km to the next village & source of the Crastes. Oops wink