Walking The Pyrenees

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01The Basque Country20040413

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The first stretch takes him through the green damp hills of the Basque country and brings encounters with pottocks, a visit to wood pigeon hell and a look at life in the remotest of mountain villages, St Engrâce.

01The Basque Country20040413

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The first stretch takes him through the green damp hills of the Basque country and brings encounters with pottocks, a visit to wood pigeon hell and a look at life in the remotest of mountain villages, St Engrâce.

02The High Peaks20040414

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The stretch through the High Pyrenees provides close encounters with marmots, the prospect of seeing a desman and insights into the life of the extremely eccentric nineteenth century mountaineer, Viscount Henry Russell.

02The High Peaks20040414

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The stretch through the High Pyrenees provides close encounters with marmots, the prospect of seeing a desman and insights into the life of the extremely eccentric nineteenth century mountaineer, Viscount Henry Russell.

03The Ariege2004042120040415

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

This stage of the walk takes him through the depopulated Ariège, once the home of bear-trainers, and into the Cerdagne, where the sunny weather favours not only tourism but also hi-tech research.

03The Ariege2004042120040415

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

This stage of the walk takes him through the depopulated Ariège, once the home of bear-trainers, and into the Cerdagne, where the sunny weather favours not only tourism but also hi-tech research.

04 LASTCatalan Country2004042820040416

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The final stage of the walk through Catalan country brings an encounter with an izard and a chance to dance the Sardane, before he reaches the Mediterranean coast for a swim and a celebratory glass of Banyuls.

04 LASTCatalan Country2004042820040416

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The final stage of the walk through Catalan country brings an encounter with an izard and a chance to dance the Sardane, before he reaches the Mediterranean coast for a swim and a celebratory glass of Banyuls.

201A01The Basque Country20010223

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The first stretch takes him through the green damp hills of the Basque country, presenting encounters with pottocks, a visit to wood-pigeon hell, and a look at life in a remote mountain village.

201A01The Basque Country20010223

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The first stretch takes him through the green damp hills of the Basque country, presenting encounters with pottocks, a visit to wood-pigeon hell, and a look at life in a remote mountain village.

201A02The High Peaks20010302

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The stretch through the High Pyrenees provides close encounters with marmots, the prospect of seeing a desman and insights into the life of eccentric 19th-century mountaineer Viscount Henry Russell.

201A02The High Peaks20010302

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The stretch through the High Pyrenees provides close encounters with marmots, the prospect of seeing a desman and insights into the life of eccentric 19th-century mountaineer Viscount Henry Russell.

201A03The Ariege20010309

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

This stage of the walk takes him through the depopulated Ariege, once the home of bear-trainers, and into the Cerdagne, where the sunny weather favours not only tourism but also hi-tech research.

201A03The Ariege20010309

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

This stage of the walk takes him through the depopulated Ariege, once the home of bear-trainers, and into the Cerdagne, where the sunny weather favours not only tourism but also hi-tech research.

201A04Catalan Country20010316

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The final stage of the walk through Catalan country includes an encounter with an izard and a chance to dance the Sardane.

201A04Catalan Country20010316

Simon Calder tackles the ups and downs of France's most famous long-distance footpath, the GR10.

The final stage of the walk through Catalan country includes an encounter with an izard and a chance to dance the Sardane.