Category Archives: The Project

Pujada 2018

As if we hadn’t done enough walking, we teamed up with Lee & Susie to head up to the Port de Salau for the Pujada with a picnic. Great catch up time and very entertaining people watching at the col.

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Espana with a tent

Weather has continued to be gorgeous so Breezy had been perusing the maps as usual and enticing Al away for a few days with the tent. Always nice to walk out straight from the barn for the off! Our new … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Gemmilies Girlie Galivanting

So we might have had a few sherberts before agreeing to having 2 of my nieces in their teens to come and stay for a few days but we were looking forward to spending some time with them both. It … Continue reading

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Orri and Icebergs

An orri is an ancient shelter built for shepherds from dry stones with a rock roof, then covered in vegetation. An iceberg is not. Booked in to the Refuge Fourcat for two nights we walked in past the dams from … Continue reading

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Vultures Next Meal

There seemed to be a lot of vulture activity around the Port de Salau the other day. Then we realised there were a crowd (I don’t know the collective noun for vultures – chorus maybe) of them on the grass … Continue reading

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Moj Clare and Vic

We had a delightful couple of nights and a wonderful walk with Clare Vic and their dog Moj. Breezy was at Uni with Clare and the 3 of them decided to pay us a visit. On our full day we … Continue reading

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Cascade d’Ars

Yesterday was another scorcher and although the garden is getting more frazzled each day, it is perfect walking and exploring weather. We set off from Alus les Bains and took the GR10 for the first time to get to Cascade … Continue reading

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Pic Montgarie from Col de la Core

It was a scorching hot day and Lee and Suze picked us up from the bridge in Seix and took us up to Col de le Core. The initial plan was a walk and catchup with a dip in a … Continue reading

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Strimtastic

So we are back at the barn after an amazing trip to Madagascar. There has been rain here virtually non stop since we left. I think the courgette and cucumber plants drowned and the grass around the buildings is knee … Continue reading

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Mushrooms and Wild Boar

Another winter season in Chamonix is over and the next adventures begin.  With a heavily laden van and a stow away from Chamonix in the back seat we drove down to Salau.  The passenger was hopping a lift down to … Continue reading

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