Month: May 2019

mmm … Roquefort

Crossing France we looked for attractive stops and found Roquefort, a village where the famous cheese comes from. The weather was not ideal for outdoor activities, so visiting the caves of the cheese production was a good opportunity to escape the rain. We had stayed at a parking for caravans just next to the tourist …

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Aeronautics @ Toulouse

On our way through France we stopped at Toulouse to dive into the history of aeronautics. We fell in love with all the historic planes gathered there. First we went to the museum of Airbus called Aeroscopia, where the history of aeronautics is represented. The exhibition was very interesting, but when we went to the …

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Tapas @ Pamplona

Tapear means going from one Tapa bar to the next, enjoying a glass of wine or beer accompanied by a little dish called Tapa. A great thing to do in Pamplona! We had parked next to a fire station not far from the old town. (42.820593, -1.657342) From there it was a short walk along …

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Hike @ Lumbier

Foz de Lumbier is a gorge in Navarra which is famous for the colony of vultures, which can easily be watched while hiking on a former railway track. We followed the signs to Foz de Lumbier and found a spacious parking which costs 2,50 Euros including a map and information about the hike. (42.638258, -1.307590) …

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The Spanish desert

From Bardenas Reales, a semi-desert or badlands of some 420 km2 in the south of Navarra, we had seen many great pictures which had aroused our interest in this landscape. The Bardenas is in the southeast of Navarra, bordering Aragon. It is located in the middle of the depression of the Ebro valley and can …

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