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Barrage - Lac du Gabas - Water reservoir and recreation site

Barrage du Gabas controversy supported by the WWFIt began with just a small sign "barrage de Gabas" on the road to Pau in Haute Pyrenees in France. The road ended at a parking lot with a brand new community lake house. Quite a remarkable place for those who like to walk. But there's more than meets the eye.



Lac - Barrage du Gabas near Lourenties - France 43° 17' 2.2488" N, 0° 8' 25.116" W

Cap' Découverte - Coal Mine leisure park in France

Cap Decouverte Coal mine coal truck Cap' Découverte, well known in the area as a leisure park. In summer a buzzing recreation area where many spend their free time. In winter it's a bit desolate place with a rare find.



Cap' Découverte - Coal Mine leisure park at le Garric - France 44° 0' 49.266" N, 2° 8' 15.216" E

Saturday market at Place du Plot - Le Puy en Velay - France

Fromage Bleu de St-Jean Lachamp at Place du Plot in Le Puy en VelayLe Puy en Velay - France - is located at the floor of an ancient volcano. With rich volcanic grounds, food is an important part of local culture in Le Puy. And so does the Saturday food market where buyers and sellers from the region meet at Place du Plot. But Place du Plot has international fame too.


Place du Plot - Le Puy en Velay 45° 2' 36.0456" N, 3° 52' 57.324" E

Le Pertuis - Travel hub at an ancient volcano

Via Ferrata des Juscles in Le Pertuis - Haute-LoireLe Pertuis is a small village (1036m) on the edge of an ancient volcano in the the Auverge - Haute Loire in France. Situated at the Route National N88, Le Pertuis connects Le Puy en Velay with Saint Etienne - Lyon. The place is a well known place in the French transport sector, but not only that.


Le Pertuis Parking - Haute Loire - France 45° 5' 45.474" N, 4° 3' 36.576" E

Caves in the Jura - forest mountains - France

walking hiking in foret domaniale des moidons in the jura - franceThe Jura mountain range in France has a vast cave network, of which many are open to the public during summer holidays. The name "Jura" comes from the Celtic root "jor" and later adopted in Latain as "juria", meaning forest. A visit to the Jura mountain region shows why.



Moidons Caves - Jura - France 46° 50' 18.258" N, 5° 48' 24.012" E

Cycling routes in Overijssel - The Netherlands

Cycling routes in Overijssel - The NetherlandsNetherlands is a country for bicycle enthusiasts with excellent government funded cycling routes. Here you find a few bits and pieces about cycling in the rural province / state Overijssel - The Netherlands.


Cylce route overijssel - junction 81
7642 LT Notterweg Notter - Wierden
52° 20' 45.564" N, 6° 32' 14.6184" E
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