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Walk in the Pyrenees By Tom Coppinger
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A photo album of my time hiking from Cauterets to Vignemale, and another hike up Pic Du Cabaliros, all in the mid Pyrenees region, south of Lourdes.
Great Pyrenees for Beginners By Claire Riley
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These dogs have been bred to herd sheep and make decisions while being left on their own in the mountains for weeks or months at a time. Everything about their character is a result of their... More > purpose. For starters, the Great Pyrenees is known for being independently minded. They do not blindly follow orders and become quickly bored with them when repeated on a regular basis. Letting this dog know you're trustworthy is of greater value than trying to assert your dominance. Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
The Eastern Pyrenees & Perpignan By Mark Igoe
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A guide to the French department of the Pyrénées-Orientales including information on its history, geography, climate, culture, places of interest, transport, sports and activities,... More > options, famous people and including over 100 websites giving details of its hotels, restaurants, self catering accommodation, cultural calendars, towns and cities. This guide advises where details of accommodation and restaurants may be found on the Internet, so it is always up to date; written by the author of The Sunday Times Buying a Property in France.< Less
A Tour Through the Pyrenees By Hippolyte Taine
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: portrait par Léon BonnatŒuvres principalesmodifier... More > Hippolyte Adolphe Taine, né à Vouziers le 21 avril 1828 et mort à Paris le 5 mars 1893, est un philosophe et historien français sorti de l'Ecole normale.Né dans une famille drapière des Ardennes plutôt prospère, son père, avocat, son oncle et son grand père l'encouragent à une lecture éclectique et lui offrent des enseignements artistiques et musicaux.Cependant, à 13 ans il perd son père et il est envoyé, en 1841, en pension à Paris, dans l'institut Mathé, situé dans le quartier des Batignolles. Il suivra des études brillantes, qu'il poursuit au lycée Bourbon (dénommé aujourd'hui lycée Condorcet) où, en 1847, il passe deux baccalauréats (sciences et philosophie) et reçoit le prix d'honneur du concours général. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippolyte_Taine< Less
A Tour Through The Pyrenees By Hippolyte Adolphe Taine
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A Tour Through The Pyrenees by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine.Please visit our Spotlight at http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/challengemyreading for more books.
Pyrénées Addiction By Bruno Blais
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Ce livre réuni une selection de photographies prise lors des randonnée dans les pyrénées (côté français et espagnol). Il s'agit de visions... More > poétiques plutôt que pratiques, elles donnent à voir la beauté de la montagne autant l'été que l'hiver sans oublier le regard humain qui lui est porté. Une approche à la fois poétique, esthétique et fusionnelle.< Less
The Spanish Pyrenees Adventure (GR11) By Richard Parkes
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The Spanish Pyrenees Adventure had its beginnings in 2010 after Mike and I completed the Camino de Santiago. I walked the Camino to raise awareness of the problem of prostate cancer in society, being... More > a cancer survivor. Thus two late sixty year old's decided to trek 48 days on the GR11. I hope this story continues to inspire people to follow their dreams and fight adversity.< Less
Walking Across Spain - The Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean By Alan House
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This is an account of trekking the length of the Spanish Pyrenees from coast to coast between 2004 and 2011. The majority of the walk was on the GR11,a long-distance footpath in Spain, and also parts... More > of the high French Pyrenees around Gavarnie and Cauterets. The description of the walk gives details of the landscape, villages and local history of the area, including the route through the Basque Country, Navarra, Aragon, Andorra and Catalonia. It also gives the authors account of the day to day experiences of walking through a varied terrain of delightful hanging valleys, high passes reaching nearly 3000 m altitude and alpine meadows. Nights were spent camping in the mountains, hostels and mountain refuges. Although this is not a travel guide to a particular route, it supplements them by relating what is in the area and what other travellers have found in the past. There are 40 colour photographs and some details of GPS usage on the GR11.< Less
If you only walk long enough Exploring the Pyrenees By Steve Cracknell
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Revised edition, with 30 photos. In a sweeping panorama which takes in everything from hot pepper ice cream and slug sex to the legacy of the Romantic Movement and the future of the European brown... More > bear, this book is a fascinating portrait of the French Pyrenees as they move into the 21st century. It is also the story of a solitary walker and a long-distance footpath, the Pyrenean Way (GR10). When he set out from the Atlantic coast, Steve Cracknell thought he was heading for the Mediterranean on a trail which ambled through the foothills. He ended up with crampons and ice axe, crossing glaciers to tackle the highest peaks of the range. In a book which is by turns amusing and thoughtful he treads lightly across the landscape, concluding that the Pyrenees are changing rapidly. Now is the time to discover them. Reviews of the first edition: ‘A very humorous tale of adventure.’ The French Paper Book of the Month February 2010. ‘A superb and unique addition to books about the Pyrenees.’ Strider Magazine.< Less
Bordeaux & the Pyrenees: A Bicycle Your France Guidebook By Walter Judson Moore
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This guidebook spotlights routes around Bordeaux, the Garonne Canal and the Pyrénées in the southwest of France. There are 16 cycling routes mapped and profiled. The guide includes 53... More > thoughts on some villages, a canal, rivers, historical people and points of interest along the way. Included with each route is the latest method for listing Waypoints that locates its longitude and latitude in degrees, minutes and seconds (to the hundredth), and in digital format. Elevation data was acquired every 200 meters on each route for its profile. As with all other BICYCLE YOUR FRANCE guidebooks, this guide also offers a companion, QUEUE SHEETS, with just the Waypoint GPS located listings, route maps and elevation profile. You can handle any and all of these sixteen routes, from the highest paved road in the Pyrénées to the flat woods through the Médoc. It all depends on your lungs, thighs, patience and proper selection of grandparents.< Less