Comtes d'Urgell Hotel
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We have really enjoyed our stay in Andorra La Vella and this morning we walked into town for the last time. Today rain is threatened by mid afternoon, so we have taken advantage of this and have put the washing in so it will be completed on our return. First we went into a shop that sells bike racks, no one spoke English but we worked out measurements and pointed to heads to show we'd ...
... to wander round big shops, like Cartier and Lacoste! (Just need a bigger bank balance). When we walked up to the historic area of town, most of it has been lost, just a couple of buildings and a church. Most we think has made way for the modernisation but we did find the road I remembered with all the older shops, still not what you call picturesque! Reaching the end of town we sat by the river for a cappuccino and a beer, even ...
... and climb and climb!! We have a fan club behind quite quickly, but every now and then we have a crawler lane and they zoom by. We are slightly concerned that there do not seem to be any other camping cars on the road and there are yellow signs warning of road closures on the 3rd November, luckily just after this we spot several coming towards us and cheery waves are exchanged. We discovered further up the very twisty road that an articulated lorry ...
... to be on offer in the main street, but we found a simple bar down a side street where locals were having a bite. In the end we did quite well with their tasty straightforward Catalan tucker.
Thus replenished we headed for Le Seu d' Urgell, and were treated to a spectacular afternoon of autumn colour in the high Catalan Pyrenees. Grand mountains, rushing sparkling streams, ski resorts....all in brilliant sunshine. The last section was a ...
... relaxing day with James in Massat where we had some lunch and a beer in Le Globe, where the owner Jean-Pierre looked after JP's vegetarian wishes. Then we visited another cafe called Le Maxil. Very trendy place the owner who has worked in the states loves to speak English. It was a great Bar and really quite modern place - especially for Massat!!! Then the highlight of the day was bumping into some other bikers from holland and Germany who have given me yet another destination to head ...