Sunday, April 10, 2011

Pyrenean Weekend


It's been a fabulous weekend here in the Pyrenees, this shot of the mountains was taken first thing in the morning, the early morning sun is just hitting the mountains, you can see how the snow is melting.  I could not resist the other shots, a Pyrenean Mountain dog with Crusoe, does anyone remember Belle and Sebastian?

The Pyrenean Mountain dog in the picture is called Falko, he is a puppy but already huge, Crusoe naturally has the heart of a lion and thinks of himself as a big dog, but when in the presence of a giant I think he feels overwhelmed however his unique terrier intelligence always shines through! Falko is the sweetest, softest, mutt imaginable, all he wants is attention and hugs, big dogs normally have a shorter lifespan than small dogs but in the case of Pyrenean Mountain dogs they can live up to seventeen years old, they are gorgeous.


Falko, a great, big, fluffy bear of a dog!



Still from the delightful sixties children's TV program;  Belle and Sebastian

15 comments:

  1. Hello:
    Adorable - both the mountain view and, of course, the dogs. If it were not for the difficulty of travelling from one country to another, then we should love to steal Crusoe!!
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  2. Oh I loved Belle and Sebastian .. omg .. so long ago.. the view is stunning you are very luck xx

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  3. Gorgeous Falko...but Crusoe is not outshone!

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  4. That is one gorgeous, BIG dog. Glad Caruso has such a good friend.

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  5. Dash, what a spectacular view of the mountains and the dogs!
    Belle and Sebastion were such a great band.

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  6. Magnificent - the mountain is truly breathtaking.

    I had never heard of this breed and must say, while Crusoe is certainly adorable, Falko is simply beautiful. I love his coat and sweet face!

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  7. What a spectacular shot - you got it just right!! Falko looks charming- I have a large dog as well with such a sweet personality.

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  8. Beautiful. I hope you are loving your time up there. Falko is such a cutie. The mountain dogs are very much sought after. I once saw two dogs (they are huge) in a shopping centre and people are smitten by them.

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  9. I remember Belle and Sebastian. I loved it. I always wanted to have one of these beauties, but never had the space or the money!

    He is just the sort of dog I would love to throw my arms around!

    Fablas pix of the sun on the mountain *sigh* you lucky thing!

    Ali x

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  10. What a gorgeous mountain view!
    Sorry to say that I don't know Belle and Sebastian.

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  11. What a lovely view! It makes me want to get up earlier! I'm not a morning person.

    I wish I remembered Belle and Sebastian as I'm sure I'd have loved it but I only remember the Scottish band!

    Great pics of Crusoe and Falko, they're both gorgeous xx

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  12. oh I loved Belle and Sabastian...that little boy always looking calling Belle Belle and the beutiful music....like the band too.... Great snaps!!

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  13. Falko is so sweet, he clearly is very fond of his friend Crusoe!! Gorgeous dogs indeed!! And I just wanted to let you know I have given you a stylish blogger award on my blog today, I really enjoy viewing the world from your perspective when I visit your blog!!

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  14. This is embarrassing to admit, but I have a list of pet names that I might want to use in the future and don't want to forget...old, feeble mind. Anyway, Falco is now on the list! Love it.

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