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... income and these are paid to 3 different institutions. Although in the past I have been scathing of HMRC for their errors and inefficiencies, the system is much simpler. So one has to be determined to live the 'charmed’ life here! The only two sure things in life are death and taxes.
I feel a bit like Noah and the Ark at the moment. We have gained a little kitten, found trapped in a French neighbour’s pigeon loft by ...
... it was one of the best 12 miles we had ever walked…..a perfect day.
We had a more chilled out day on friday before setting off on Saturday on our first bike ride of the trip in search of the Col d’Aspin, one of the Category 1 Tour de France climbs from 2012. Omg it was a tough ride, it basically climbs for 16.5 miles before letting the brakes off all the way home! It beat Mandy who managed half of the ride before heading back, but Paul ...
... to the razor blades, go figure! At the check out a young man said something that I didn't catch, but the international look of " say that again and I'll leave here with only one bread roll" seemed to complete the transaction and the conversation in quick time.
The route for departing Andorra is N145, right onto the N260 through to Sort, left following the N260 through to la Polba de Segur, right still on the 260. El Pont de Suert, then ...
... views over Lourdes and towards the Pyranees.
The rain and cold has set in again and you cannot see the mountains, I'm told its been a bad start to summer. I will just have to adjust my cycling schedule, not a big problem except it means doubling up on some days with the Cols.
Not many pics today camera went flat.
We are off to stay in ...
... were nothing but a blur for a split second as they went by us doing in the order of 70km/hr. Eight minutes later the main peloton went through and then a few stragglers and that was it. It was an experience to be there but we preferred yesterday as a spectacle. One thing that did happen was we got on TV again. This time we will be on the intro to the SBS highlights package on Saturday evening at 6pm. Look for the 3 Amigos in the back ground at Matt Tomalaris ...