Day 1 Hendaye to Olhette

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Kms: 21 Actual: 28 Elevation  gain: 1004m Elevation loss: 924m Feels like: infinitely more. Walking style: brisk at first, then drunken old person footfalls from km 18 on. Weather: Lovely. Though i have sunburnt elbows. Blister count? Me 1 Renee … Continued

Daisy Row 

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2 July  So here we are. France. Paris. Arrived at 8am with plenty of time to get to Montparnasse train station for our 10.24 a.m departure for Hendaye. Except today, of course is the first day of summer holidays. The … Continued

The route: GR10

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The GR10 traverses the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, roughly along the French-Spanish border. It’s approximately 850km, and involves 49,714m of ascent and 49,714m of descent. It’s “equivalent to climbing Mount Everest over 5 times, though not as … Continued

Welcome to Rambling Large

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On July 3 Renée and Will will depart Hendaye, on the Atlantic coast of France, with the intent of reaching Banyuls, on the Mediterranean coast, before August 15. The route is the GR10, through the Pyréenées – do come back … Continued