Pyrenees, two flavors

Mt s west green high
Fr w white building dots

Sweeping views. Green vegetation just beginning to turn autumnal colors. High-elevation cattle. Hard-pedaling bicyclists.

The French side of the Pyrenees.

Spn ski town high

The Spanish side—our route, at least.

Less vegetation, so drier. One major ski town instead of several.

Spn lower hilltop town

Then we dropped down onto a plateau with very red-orange soils. Where erosion had cut into the surface, the deeper soils were grey-white, and apparently not arable.

Gorgeous skies everywhere. Not sure when I checked that box….

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