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The Fate of Jánovas and the Ara Valley

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I mentioned yesterday that we’d driven past the deserted villages in the Ara valley, most notably the village of Jánovus. Today we decided to back track a little and go and cycle through the valley to see a little more of it firsthand. The whole area has been blighted for nearly 100 years since it was first proposed to build… Read more »

Down From the Mountains, Deserted Villages and a Church in a Lake

We headed out of the Ordesa today, intending to follow a road through the mountains to Biesla and an alternative view on the Ordesa Park. One look at the road when we got to the turn off was enough to stymy that plan – not treated and covered in frost. So no drive through the mountains for us. So we… Read more »