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In the shadow of the Pyrenees from Basque-land to Carcassone

by Marvin Richardson Vincent

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Published by C. schribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pyrenees -- Description and travel,
  • País Vasco (Spain)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marvin R. Vincent, D. D. With etchings and maps.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC611.P988 V7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 276 p.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16345500M
    LC Control Number04026152

      The range of the Pyrenees dividing France from Spain is miles in length. The chain to the west wears a different aspect from that in the east. The Basque mountains are clothed with trees, pines and birch, walnut and chestnut, and above them are turf and heather. But Mystical Medieval castles, Romanesque abbeys and a multitude of history all serve to provide a walking tour which stirs the imagination. These landscapes are full of intrigue with lush valleys, dramatic gorges, rolling hills, snow-peaked mountains and pretty villages in the shadow of dramatic ://

      A young bard and Basque chief of the period when the wars were raging against the Empire of Rome. The poet Silio Italico, in the sixteenth book of his Epic Poem, assigned a whole page to describe the personal combat of Lara against Scipio, in which the Basque chief lost his right hand. P. Lecayo. A cry of joy which is used as a signal. P. Here one is in the south-east of the Bay, where France and Spain run together, and the sea, under the dominion of the prevailing south-westers, is rarely at peace with the land. To the northward, but out of sight, lies windy Biarritz; to the south is blood-stained, battered and renewed San Sebastian, a name that recalls many deeds of heroism

      This article from the New York Times popped up in my news feed this weekend: Is Gascony the Most Delicious Corner of France? From the article: Look closely at a map of southwestern France and you’ll notice it: a blank spot just west of Toulouse where the place names thin out and the train lines and expressways veer away, like a stream flowing around a ://   We have been coming to Biarritz with children for almost 20 years and without a shadow of doubt Jo Moraiz is the best surf school. To start with it is now very easy to book on line and they text the day before to confirm what time the lesson is depending upon the tides. They offer classes (for hours) and one on one for an ://


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