Hotel Camping Bielsa
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... br> The freezers are full with produce and now full to bursting after sharing the butchering of a pig two weeks ago. I missed out last time and had to rely on friends to make sausages, parcel up cuts of meat for me. This time I got to make my own sausages and chat to the butcher. A great afternoon (and after I left, a boozy evening apparently!) was had by all.
It’s official; I have been crowned queen of the Garbure soup. Garbure is a soup of ...
... cut off but we had been finishing well within the time each day.
For each of the Haute Route events, the ‘Lanterne Rouge’ was a rider from the UK called Fergus who was multi lingual and seemed to convey his sense of humour in any language that he was using. He would often hurry ahead at the start and then tarry at a cafe waiting for the slower riders to pass. I chastised him on one event that he had the time to stop for coffee and we had to ...
... Spain, we hope that the sun continues to shine and maintain the mid to high 20’s.
Ahh, France. What a refreshing change after Britain. Excellent roads, free parking, no roadside hedgerows to block the view, an acceptance of motor campers in villages, etc, etc.
We have been here before, in 2010 I think, and what a difference a change of route has made. The Normandy and Brittany coasts (the northern coast lines nearest to the UK) were well worth ...
... br> it is the worst summer for 50 years. The wheat harvest is so bad that they will
have to buy in supplies to keep the French in baguettes and the olive harvest
in both Spain and Italy is poor so the price of olive oil will go up. Fruit
harvests seem late too and I have just read that the honey production in the
Lot and Garonne is a catastrophe. September, however, has arrived with sun and
heat to a back drop of foliage beginning to ...
... through the cheering crowds of participants, friends and volunteers, rounded the corner and started the climb, gentle at first.
Back into the present tense to give a sense how it rolled out…….
I get into a rhythm. Concentrate on keeping it steady at about 230 - 240 watts. I have a power meter on my bike and know that my anaerobic threshold when I start producing too much lactic acid is about 260 watts. I’m hoping that I can sustain ...