Only a couple of km walked on this very sunny rest day.
Summer has arrived.
We've been very lazy.
This despite the fact that compared with the likes of our TGO Challenge walks across Scotland we are covering rather less than two thirds of the daily distances, and on average ascending less than we do in Scotland. Moreover, we are walking on paths (albeit with occasional difficulty due to fallen trees).
Paul and John, who had arrived from Refuge d'Ilhéou at lunch time, were tracked down to a bar in town, where they plied us with beer before parting with us for ever. After being on the same flight from Stansted three weeks ago, they will now be a day ahead of us all the way to Luchon, from which town they leave for home before we arrive.
Roland and Marie arrived around 6.30pm and headed for the gite.
Cauterets is full tonight; there has been a road building pause for the weekend, so traffic can get through.
There's a big event on tomorrow. Lean fell runners are registering for a race that, unusually, requires them to be issued with bits of rope and a couple of carabiners.
Meanwhile, the swifts are wheeling and squealing outside our sixth floor window.
Sent from our GR10 trip - see here for our itinerary