Friday 10 June
I slept badly again because of foot pain and as I packed away the tent it started to rain. I went to the post office and sent home 2.5 kg of mountain clothing and equipment, then went to the pharmacy. I stood in the middle of the shop whilst a kindly middle aged woman inspected me and removed two more ticks. She reassured me that I didn’t have scabies and sold me a tick remover and tick repellent from the veterinary section at the back of the pharmacy.
I walked to the station with every intention of going to Foix. Unfortunately the industrial action meant I had to catch a bus.
The journey gave me the opportunity to research the GR10 some more and decided to return to the mountains to finish as the weather reports are all favourable and the snow line should be high enough now according to meteo. The prospect of finishing within the next two weeks despite walking shorter distances filled me with hope, but will there be snow?