Hotel De La Poste- Font-Romeu
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... views and white-knuckle, picturesque descents.
We arrived in Prades very late in the afternoon, but discovered when we went out and wandered this small village for dinner and drink that there was a town festival with music, dancing, a parade, and bonfire being held, so we had entertainment provided for our meal al fresco beside the town square.
... that also had sandwiches in Mijanes, so we stopped in for lunch. We were joined soon enough by Wayne, Lori, and Mesfin...and a cute little white dog who must have belonged to the shop owner. A generous ham and cheese sandwich for only 3.50 plus a can of Orangina later, and we were on our way again. Since it was already about 2pm and we had 60 km to go including more climbing, I decided to stick to the main route and bypass the alternate.
We paused on the ...
... shortly thereafter we were joined by Wayne Lori and Mesfin. We all then got on the very busy N road and proceeded to this hotel which is right on the highway. Tomorrow is a huge day with 3100 metres of total climb and a total ride of 118 Kms. Either Caroline is going to get a lot of business, or some of us will not be getting to the hotel until very late. Thanks to all who have been commenting on the blog. ...
... and the other two were doing working on the surface but not so seriously that we couldn't go around without much difficulty. In the end, the most serious problem was Linda had a puncture.
I'd been texting back and forth with Caroline all day, and we'd settled on a plan for the Niaux caves. She reserved two spots for the final tour of the day at 4:15pm. By making it down from Port de Lers on the planned route instead of having to ...
... and becomes only marginally easier towards the top, and all the while you have plenty of time look at the mountainous walls surrounding you and wonder just where in the heck the col could be. Of course it eventually appeared (after the road swung way over to what seemed like the other side of the valley), and for the first time this trip there were no others at the top when I arrived.