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There is a reason why Spaniards take siestas. While it is very easy to bust the cultural chops with subtleties about a four hour break mid afternoon and it's effect on the economy, the fact is that it is hot here and they don't have air conditioning. Almarda is hot, and while the claim that
the frugal cracking of windows and sea breezes will do, it simply does not. It is hot from about 1:00 to 5:00. Siesta, I now get it. We decided to escape the heat and drove to ...
No breakfast at the hotel so we decided to leave earlier at 8am, a welcome cool start to he day, the weather forecast was storms in Andorra, the weather along the route was fantastic and the scenery again was amazing. Unfortunately not any vista points were visited so no pics, try better tomorrow. The hairpins and bends along the route were tricky at times and Rogers footplates took a bit of wear as they scrapped ...
... bike came up with a red light and his rear lights occasionally went off, possibly indicating a loose connection of some kind. We plodded on as it didn't seem to affect the bikes performance. Once we got to Jaca a quick look at all visible connections proved nothing, so off we went to town for a beer and a ...
... there and then go on to Banyules where we will meet up with our sister and brother in law. So you don't need to feel too sorry for us...
So this is our final update. Thanks for sharing our journey over the last six weeks!
Total trip stats:
Distance: 491.6 km
Ascent: 23858 meters
Descent: 25094 meters
(Not the same as car transfers have not been included in the stats).
Hans and ...
... Rocher de Miglos well before the pass and it took us almost half an hour to reach it. From there we followed open grassland until we reached a herd of cows. These suddenly all turned and ran towards us. Waving our sticks above our heads brought them to a halt. We met the cowherd a bit later and he said they might have thought we were bringing them some salt. Moving right along we passed a herd of horses and some more cows who were accompanied by a big bull...Luckily he was too ...
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed