Le Grand Hotel les Flamants Roses
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- Swimming pool
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... was teaming with millions of kids so we chose beach and found a quiet spot under trees for some shade. It was already 30 degrees so we hunted down the sea for a cool off and once again the beaches were packed and not just for 500 meters but for 10 km. Its quite an education for us Kiwi's that are used to having a deserted beach whenever we want one. Not so many naked people today as you tip toe your ...
... cyclists were prohibited. Anyway we made it , and tomorrow we continue down the coast of the Med to Girona. Should be very pretty. Forgot to mention that Mesfin went astray today, with no cell phone or maps. He did have my home phone number and called Chris, who gave him the cords of our hotel. He was in the tourism office in. Town not far from here. That office then called booking.com who in turn sent us an e mail. Pretty good service. He was back with us shortly thereafter. ...
Well this day was truly a slice. I left the hotel with Peter, Steve and Gilles at 8:30, and arrived at the hotel in Prades at 7 pm. The nominal route was 115 Kms with 6 climbs.
Our little group cut off the first two climbs thus reducing the length by about 12 Kms. We then started our climb of the Col de Pailheres which took us to 2001 metres, with the last 450 metres of altitude being done ...
... and reported was interesting and worthwhile) and down to Vernet-les-Bains. Pretty climb, pretty valley, pretty descent, pretty town. Definitely keeping this one in the playbook.
Back on the regular route down the D116 highway past Marquixanes, I turned south onto D13 and the climb first through some fruit orchards and then up a valley towards Valmanya and the Col de Palomere.
It was between the town and the col ...
... so heat exhaustion and dehydration were not the threats they were for yesterday's cyclists.
Our nominal route today included 6 "Cols"; admittedly, a couple of them were pretty close together. The BIG peaks were Col de Pailheires (2001m) and Col de Jau (1500+m), and they were NOT close together! It was a long day of cycling and climbing, punctuated ...