Travel Blogs from Prullans De Cerdanya
Monday 26th May
We drove up the beautiful Tet valley on the way to Andorra. At the top of the pass, the land flattened out to form high pastureland surrounded with snow capped peaks shrouded in cloud.
We arrived in Andorra and sailed through the border control, no-one even checked our passports. There is essentially one main road through the country. They drive like they are taking part in the Grand Prix even though ...
... campsite. First we took in the waterfalls walk as recommended by the lady at the campsite. As it was Sunday, the whole of Catalunya also had the same idea. It was very pleasant but the waterfalls walk at Ingleton doesn’t have to worry about the competition.
Our route then took us up the wooded slopes of the mountains until we had stunning views of other forested mountain tops as far as the eye could see. All was going well until after lunch and then the ...
... up to the top in less than an hour if it wanted to. We stayed in the village of Soldeu, one of six main entry points to the area, but we were driving past parts of Grandvalira for a half hour before we arrived there. It’s huge; and from the top you can look west and see Spain, then turn around and see France.
Getting off the bus, we found our apartment without difficulty, and quickly picked up our lift tickets ...
... we are very impressed with ourselves for. Jobs seem to equal out really well and we both get things done efficiently.....although I have smashed quite a lot of china over the last week....nothing new there then....
The up side of this busy period is that it's because we are full to the rafters with IML'ers (International Mountain Leader). They are all here to take their end of course exam in the mountains around us and prove ...
... are no guests staying; lazy breakfast, bit of work then hit the slopes for a gruelling uphill slog for 45-60 mins (depending normally on my state!) then back for family dinner with Ian Ange, Shawna and Ella in the TV room – cozy and fun! A nice tradition when we don’t have guests. On one of these nights Ben and I cooked up what we were informed was a fab traditional roast complete with Yorkshire puds (which the girls had ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center