09/04 - 12/04/2009 : 4 DAY "TOUR DE FRANCE" FROM EBZU
PART 1 : EBZU - LFOF - LFDP - LFCW - ATLANTIC COASTLINE --
PART 2 : LFCW - LF6651 - PYRENEES --(THIS PAGE)---
PART 3 : LF6651 - LFLQ - LFGE - EBZU -
MEDITERRANEAN COASTLINE & RHONE VALLEY ------


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"PETIT DEJEUNER" AT THE HOTEL IN VILLENEUVE SUR LOT


A ROTAX SPECIALIST COMES TO HELP AND SOLVES OUR PROBLEMS (ON A SUNDAYMORNING ! )


FINALLY BACK IN THE AIR AND RESUMING THE TRIP


STAYING CLOSE TO EACH OTHER


APPROACHING THE PYRENEES NEAR LAVELANET


IT LOOKS LIKE A WALL TO US


AND IT IS..



THE FORTRESS OF MONTSEGUR IN SIGHT

FAMOUS CATHAR STRONGHOLD


LOOKING CLOSER DEEPLY IMPRESSED


200 CATHARS WERE BURNED HERE ALIVE IN 1244


AND HOW MANY LEFT THEIR LIFES ONLY BY BUILDING THIS .. ?


ALONG THE PYRENEES TO THE EAST


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"LAC DE MONTBEL"


ANOTHER CATHAR FORTRESS : PUILAURENS


PUILAURENS - STRONG WINDS & HEAVY TURBULENCE ..


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NEXT CATHAR FORTRESS : PEYREPERTUSE


INDEED CONTROLING THE VALLEY


CAREFULL APPROACH IN SEVERE TURBULENCE -


AMAZING STRONGHOLD !


HELMAR SAYING HELLO


PERPIGNAN


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REACHING THE COASTLINE SOUTH OF PERPIGNAN


LAST LOOK AT THE PYRENEES - SPAIN IS JUST A STONETHROW AWAY -


PHOTO TAKEN FROM HELMAR'S CTSW NEAR THE COASTLINE


AT LF 6651 TORREILLES - PREPARED FOR THE NIGHT -


ROOM WITH A VIEW


AT THE BEACH


TORREILLES PLAGE


IN A FRENCH CAFE : HELMAR LEARNING FRENCH


BACK TO THE HOTEL IN TORREILLES



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