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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... a U-turn and headed back. Truly it is hard to describe the scenery in this part of the world, no amount of photos do it justice. And simply having a car and driving anywhere in this area was such a fabulous experience.
Well the walk was mountainous (not surprisingly) and even a twisted ankle didn't dampen memories of crystal clear, dark blue lakes set in a backdrop of rugged mountains.
"This place can't be all good" I hear you ...
... make this climb so renowned are unchanged. Leaving Luz-Saint-Sauveur, the gradient ramps up immediately. A small sign marks every kilometre as you ascend, counting down to the summit. The twisty hair-pin bends start in earnest halfway up; we wound our way up this steep and increasingly barren mountain until we finally reach the top. Unsurpassed views of glaciers and other mountain peaks await us, but our real reward is getting to the top of a climb which ...
... Arrived at our hotel - an old monastery. It was massive. Big disappointment was the extra charge for using the spa. This was the sole reason we booked it. Charge €30 each for 1 hour!!!!! Robbery. It didn't say this when we booked. I feel a complaint coming on. Restaurant expensive too. We drove down to the town for dinner. Only 5 mins away. Off to Sos del Rey Catolico. SPAIN. Not a clue about this area but the old mediaeval town looks nice. Good old ...
... after the day they had yesterday. The tire pressures were checked, chains lubed and wiped down, seat heights adjusted etc. Rest days are only really rest days if there is ice cream involved Kory told me. So with that we headed to the store and picked out the most elaborate box of ice cream sandwiches we could find. They came in a box of 4, 2 for each of us and every bite ...
... take pictures! We had made it! Urg and to think at one point in my mind I was ready to get off my bike and walk it up! I laughed at the idea now. The downhill took only 40 minutes and was cold. The sun was out of sight, the fog and rain was rolling in and we were only a mere 22 km from town. We arrived and headed straight for visitor info, got the name of a hostel and headed directly there eager for dry clothes and warmth! While registering at the hostel ...