17:58

Swanning around Hendaye marina. Personally I don't see the point of a snail without wheels, but takes all sorts! wink

16:41

Stroll along Hendaye beach, with obligatory ice-cream stop. Shame about the clouds, but TBH almost nicer like that.

11:46

Oh look... pintxos for... well, let's call this brunch wink Managed to squeeze some desert this time too. Delicious! grin

13:45

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

12:51

Arriving in San Sebastian: little walk along La Concha before we get to the serious business of the day... wink

10:20

Sacre Coeur in Paris. Not often you see such beautiful light inside a church. Worth the climb up those steps! smile

09:13

You know Paris hotels are notorious for small rooms? Goes for lifts too, we barely fit in this one! #TakeTheStairs wink

20:55

After-dinner treats: tiramisu & beer! Cheers! Or nom, nom, nom? Or both?! wink

19:40

When in Paris: have Korean food for dinner wink OMG, the most succulent chicken here! Nice beer too. Yum, top marks! tongue

11:14

Palace of Versailles gardens. Slightly less crowded, slightly warmer. Nice stroll to Grand Trianon & back.

09:19

A very busy, rather warm (middle of heatwave) Palace of Versailles. Quite beautiful & very interesting all the same.

19:24

Pizza, pasta & the obligatory summer bucket of Hoegaarden. What's not to love? Cheers! grin

18:50

Teenage visitor suggests we go see some big towery thing. Oh come on then... if we must! grin wink

19:50

When in Paris? Hipster bars... pffft! Oh well, if we have to wink Cheers! grin

16:43

Down by the Seine. Plenty of trendy looking bars. Must be where cool kids hang after dark. Let's move swiftly on! wink

14:50

Arrive in Paris. Go directly to chinatown. Find restaurant in rather dodgy concourse below high-rise block. Enjoy! smile

00:09

Great to be back on the MTB! Almost 4 years since I last touched those bikes & they ride like new! wink Incredible! grin

10:30

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

12:44

Another hideous Xmas in the French Pyrenees... Yeah... it's a tough life here... wink Merry Christmas smile

19:19

Bah... tongue Humbug... tongue Grumble... tongue Grumble... tongue Erm... I mean... Merry Christmas Everyone!

11:32

TdF time! Always entertaining smile No pictures of the actual race because I was too busy watching & waving the 'roo! grin

20:16

Remember that cold snap yesterday? Nah, us neither! wink Wonderful evening at Golf de Bigorre smile

10:22

Today we made the 'mistake' of trying a very small ski station at a very busy time in very hot weather. Oh well... wink

11:21

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

16:48

Apres ski in a nice cosy bar. Love Pratiwi's bowl of hot chocolate, but went something more refreshing wink Cheers! grin

10:28

Back up the Col du Tourmalet. Although something's a little bit different this time... wink grin

10:14

Another perfect day on the slopes. Lucky at least one of us changed something in their outfit! wink

09:46

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

21:09

Bike club dinner. No-one behind because us newbie pommies sat at the last table. Don't worry, we weren't alone! wink grin

12:30

Xmas 2016. Fabulous lunch with fabulous views & fabulous friends. How much fabulous can you handle? grin Hic! grin wink

18:44

Happy holidays to all! Wonderful xmas eve dinner with friends here. Thx for that & lending us a tree for this shot wink

14:22

Afternoon stroll: Col de Beyrede to ridge above. Just made snow line. Spectacular & one of the best short walks here!

09:11

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

19:33

Dinner in Paris. Rather nice Coq au vin for me, something odd for her wink Sitting watching the world go by. Cheers!

18:13

La Chouffe is fantastic beer & rare to find it on tap. Cheers! grin #CentralParisPricesMadeThisMostExpensivePintEver!

12:44

Short walk near Lac de Payolle. Well, it' can't be glorious sunshine all the time & besides, I quite like the mist tongue

12:12

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

10:55

Beautiful day for a recovery ride in the vallée d'Aure. Full on 'recovery' too, my heart rate average was 88bpm grin wink

14:13

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

14:13

Let's take a selfie! wink Oh... and another picture of the cows. Because you can never have enough pictures of cows! wink

12:25

Lunch date at Payolle. Special day or something wink The confit du canard & gateau basque awesome & very affordable! grin

21:47

Impromptu dinner. French moule frite very nice, but sorry, still not as good as the Belgiums! Great dessert though tongue

18:38

I did say we couldn't get a whole leg due to lack of slicing equipment in the snail. Lucky we're visiting friends! smile

12:39

Haven't done anything touristy for a while so: Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Yes, it's tough being a tourist! wink

15:06

Post lunch walk home along the beach. Think that sangria is still working on someone wink grin

13:30

Great tapas bar in Sitges. Fresh kebabs, sausages, etc. came round regularly. Yum! tongue Sangria seems effective too! wink

14:35

Is tricky to find a good curry in Europe so just this once happy to enjoy some 'Brits Abroad' dining wink tongue Cheers! grin

13:29

Lovely sunny bike path cruise with Pratiwi. Then I nipped up Hautacam. You know, just because it's right there! grin wink

10:46

Planned a little walk up to the Pibeste this morning. Sadly cut short, but what we did manage was really very nice!