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- 26 august 2007 -
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Part of 3 days "bm-backpacking" (out of 6) NE of Andorra, covering bm423-426.
Day 3: from Pla de Boet climbing to Port de Bouet (bm426) and descending into France.

The previous day I walked from Pla de Boavi to Pla de Boet.

According to gpx-view:
Distance : 14.249 km
Altitudes : Maxi 2512 m  Mini 1346 m
Denivellation : +651 m  -1098 m
From Pla de Boet in 1˝ hours to  Port de Bouet, seen on this picture from distance. 

It took me a while to recognize what is wrong: the F and 6 are engraved in mirror writing.

Coordinates: N42 37 06.6 E1 25 41.7 H2513m (on my watch 2475m)
In the middle of the pass there's this cairn with the bm at its foot.
While descending, I see that a refuge-like building is being constructed.

It must be the Cabane de Soucarrane which in 2010 was reported to be a private shepherd's cabin
The descent to the road takes about 2 hours.
A self-portrait
Then it's almost 1 hour to the barrage of Étang de Soulcem.

Further on - with the help of some intentional thinking - I get a hitchhike to Tarascon

where I can take the train to Latour-de-Carol to pitch my tent at the camping of Entveig.

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