France GR10 Stage 8 - Vernet-Le-Bains to Banyuls-Sur-Mer. (June 2015)

 

Landmark Pointer, Watch Tower and Canigou in the distance (Left). Taken at the Col Du Jou, above Vernet-Les-Bains
Landmark Pointer, Watch Tower and Canigou in the distance (Left). Taken at the Col Du Jou, above Vernet-Les-Bains
Refuge De Mariailles
Refuge De Mariailles
Evening sun on jagged rocks seen at Mariailles
Evening sun on jagged rocks seen at Mariailles
Other walkers in bed in our dormitory at the Refuge de Mariailles
Other walkers in bed in our dormitory at the Refuge de Mariailles
Looking up Canigou's dreaded 'Chimney'
Looking up Canigou's dreaded 'Chimney'
JMGG at the Cross on the Pic de Canigou
JMGG at the Cross on the Pic de Canigou
Canigou over the small lake at Cortalets
Canigou over the small lake at Cortalets
Angus at the cock fountain
Angus at the cock fountain
A well-earned rest
A well-earned rest
Storm photo from Col De L'Ouillat. Canigou in the distance.
Storm photo from Col De L'Ouillat. Canigou in the distance.
Our hostess at Chalet De L'Albere, Col De L'Ouillat
Our hostess at Chalet De L'Albere, Col De L'Ouillat
Jane, Julia, Hec and Angus. Our destination, Banyuls-Sur-Mer, behind.
Jane, Julia, Hec and Angus. Our destination, Banyuls-Sur-Mer, behind.
Two boats lit up for the Catelan celebration of St John the Baptist's day at Banyuls
Two boats lit up for the Catelan celebration of St John the Baptist's day at Banyuls
Swimming in the Mediterranean at Collioure
Swimming in the Mediterranean at Collioure
Hec, Angus, Jane, Julia, JMGG at the Banyuls GR10 destination notice.
Hec, Angus, Jane, Julia, JMGG at the Banyuls GR10 destination notice.
(550 miles and many mountain ranges completed)