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... to Christmas, it just doesn’t feel right. No one has decided the opening date yet and a friend that normally works there all the time has had to sign on as there is no work. Having spent 5m euros of the 50m budget this year on improvements, the resort managers must be very worried. I’m more concerned about a full house of punters for Christmas and New Year with nowhere to ski!
After a week’s contract in Mexico at ...
... to get to the top. It was his first real mountain climb and he wasn’t disappointed, the scenery was totally awesome with switchbacks through the woods at the bottom of the climb before getting ever steeper and slower before finally reaching the summit at 1490 metres, wow what an achievement! His best ride to date!
All in all we have had a brilliant few days, and now we are off to do some work!!
Miles so far……878….
... the quite village areas and the ski fields. A beautiful Saturday and chance to reflect. Chaos as usual in the city!
Dinner in, after a stroll in town. Its shopping bonanza fortnight. The place is packed. I liked the €2200 watch but other than that not too much appealed.
While Penny is packing in the morning I am dispatched to the shops for two items; fresh rolls for lunch and some 'feminine supplies'. Boulangerie is ...
Well I did try hitch-hiking fro Bayonne to Lourdes, which was rather uneventful. Trying to hitch out of cities alone is not great, especially when the turn off onto the motorway is in the industrial side of town. If I travelled 10km for every bloody wolf whistle I got I could have gone to Lourdes and back again. But whistling doesnt get me to my fnal destination does it boys? so shut the up. merci.
So it was the train that took me to Lourdes, not bad. Not ...
... as they went past here.
For dinner we convinced Jeff to try snails for an entree and he actually liked them. After dinner we went back to the grotto which we didn't get a chance to see in the morning. There were still literally thousands of people around at 10:30pm, with the last mass not due to finish until midnight.
Tomorrow sees us move on to the next stage of our trip and start our rides in the Pyrenees. We are all trained up now and looking forward to ...