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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.
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.
 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.
 03The Ariege2004042120040415Simon 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 Country2004042820040416Simon 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.

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