Travel Blogs from Encamp
... our time there included a trip to the
pharmacy and 3 steri strips to Anya's head. She went flying off a spinning apparatus she was riding with her brother and father. After her fall, we left the kid's playground and went to the ski
basin where the extreme sports actually take place:) Che and Carlos rented mountain bikes, and the accompanying protective gear, and raced downhill. They said it was pretty awesome. Steri-strip girl and I zip-lined and road ...
... potatoes. Back on the road again winding up and down mountain sides, check google maps for an idea of just how tight some of the bends are, made even more difficult when cars and lorries are also on them. We arrived in Andorra some 9 hours later having made a slight detour when all our satnavs were saying different things, hey HO we coped and found the right road eventually. Hotel diplomat is well positioned for ...
After a continental Becky we hit the road again at about 9 am, weather good and warming up, gonna be a hot on we thought. Roads were twisty and snaking all through the mountains and the scenery breathtaking, we stopped for a coffee break in a small village, the weather very hot, we cracked on again no dramas ...
We are not enjoying having to tell you all this news, but we have decided to finish this trek now. There are several reasons for this. The first and main one is that the rough and very long descents have been taking their toll on our knees, between the two of us we have three problem knees now! And each day they get a little worse. As the next week is mainly spent in mountain refuges in very isolated country not reachable by ...
We started off the day with the promised 4 wheel drive transfer to the Col de Sasc. The lady who owns the gite (and 6 others in the village) was going to drive us. Her vehicle was a bit different from what we expected...40 years old and open topped. She lends it out to a lot of people, so as we walked up to it she said she hoped there was some petrol in it. She turned out to be a spirited driver and we had to hold on a bit as we spent half an hour on a dirt track. She dropped us ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking