Magic Andorra Hotel
Travel Blogs from Andorra la Vella
Nestled in the Pyrenees, a three hour bus ride from Barcelona's airport is the small country of Andorra. For a country too small to have its own airport walking the streets of the city you feel as though you are in one. With its tax free status most of the shops you come across are selling electronics, perfume, liquor, cigarettes, etc. …
... 2332 metres. It was a tough walk but we were still secretly pleased we did it more quickly than the 3 hour 40 minutes estimated on the signpost.
We have taken to playing the altitude game each time we take a break. It’s very simple – we both guess what altitude we are at and then John gets the answer from his GPS. It beats the guess what time it is by using only a compass and your shadow game. I’m rubbish at that unless it is two ...
... the river on a footbridge and found steps up to the road up to the old town.
This was very pretty and a Country fair was set up in the Square. Some Pyrenean Shepherds were having a sing song which we listened to for a while.
We then managed to find the path/steps leading up to the ...
When we left Villeneuve/ Pujols it was dull and overcast, but as we drove south it brightened up and turned into a lovely day. we passed through beautiful spring green countryside, mainly agricultural but with some vineyards.
Travelling on D and N roads we passed Agen and Auch, all going well until the dreaded Toulouse ring road!! We got caught up in ...
... getting themselves over to the rope tow for the bunny slope. By the end of the week they were both very comfortable and able to ski independently and under control; Elias in particular was all over the mountain, even skiing a black run at one point.
There are also some other fun things to do; towards the end we took the kids dog mushing, which you can do right on the mountain. Olivia in particular made a lot of new friends that ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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