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Travel Blogs from Aulus-les-Bains
... without any issues (Nic blames a poor map of Andorra!). We inadvertently walked through the Exercise Circuit which had exercise equipment amongst the trees in the mountainside, and then joined the general track (which we were probably aiming for in the first place). It was great to get out and do some walking, through clean mountain air and with lovely views of the valley and the town of Andorra. We were also above the clouds at some points which ...
... find dinner and ran into John and Greg somehow(our other 3fidi friends) so we had a great dinner within a square where the kids could play. Downside to car park was that it was never quiet with trucks coming and going all night but it did allow us a quick start to the race.Lucy has been going really well on this trip so far but young Ben continues to give us grief. His normally big eating patterns aren't there, hence he gets defiant quite a lot and his night terrors have ...
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So Stage 2 of the Haute Route Pyrenees from La Seu d’Urgell to Plan de Beret was going to be a big day for some. We had two people drop out yesterday in the 85km entree. This was much tougher and the sag wagon collected a heap of casualties.
There was 120km to cover, plus a further 20km roll down from the ...
... to be her husband who was blind,
down through the rocky tracks, so much trust!
From here we drove our final leg through
the mountains to Valle de Nuria; again in the dark. We found we started up on the ghost stories
again; quite amusing to see our reactions when the GPS got lost and tried to
send us up a dark steep track up the mountain. This was not manageable in our
car, thankfully we called the hostel and received directions, and we were not
... most of the day sleeping or playing on my Mac whilst the others went hiking in the mountains. In the afternoon i did manage a walk into town with Imogen from some lunch; we shared a set menu and had a local stew; surprisingly filled with chickpeas and some vegetables with the meat and broth, and typically prepared trout.