Residence Maeva Les Balcons du Soleil
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... views and white-knuckle, picturesque descents.
We arrived in Prades very late in the afternoon, but discovered when we went out and wandered this small village for dinner and drink that there was a town festival with music, dancing, a parade, and bonfire being held, so we had entertainment provided for our meal al fresco beside the town square.
... that also had sandwiches in Mijanes, so we stopped in for lunch. We were joined soon enough by Wayne, Lori, and Mesfin...and a cute little white dog who must have belonged to the shop owner. A generous ham and cheese sandwich for only 3.50 plus a can of Orangina later, and we were on our way again. Since it was already about 2pm and we had 60 km to go including more climbing, I decided to stick to the main route and bypass the alternate.
We paused on the ...
... onto the route we were to climb we saw a sign saying road closed in 900 metres. We cycled the 900 and found nothing so kept going into a fairly steep climb. Just before reaching the top at 900 metres we met a guy erecting a sign which prohibited cyclists or walkers. Since he had not yet put the sign up, I asked him if he could look the other way, and we would go through, to which he replied that it ...
... and detour, it shouldn't be a problem for me to get to the hotel in Luzenac in plenty of time to clean up then drive the relatively short distance back to Niaux.
This became ever more likely when we got word from Tim, who was following an alternate route with less climbing with Barry, that the planned final stretch to Luzenac from Tarascon-sur-Ariege along D20 was closed. The road was completely destroyed by a slide. So we ...
... obstructions there are, so I continued on and in due course met someone coming the other way who confirmed the road was passable, but advised caution.
In a slight departure from the norm, I chatted with an Australian couple at the top before heading down on a narrow descent through the trees that eventually opened up into larger road on which I probably set a speed record as it ...