Travel Blogs from La Massana
Friday 30th May
We left a rainy Solsona this morning and decided we would head back into Andorra (it was more or less on the way) to stock up on food and cheap alcohol. We had lunch in the supermarket restaurant and then headed back into Spain to Espot. The scenery along the route was beautiful as we climbed up winding roads to the top of mountain passes. We stopped in the village of Espot to visit the National Park office for information on walking. ...
The helicopter rescued 2 people from the car, ( Rob thought one was a child) using 4 aircrew, then landed on the local football filed , where ambulances took them to hospital - either in Foix or even Toulouse.
We had a grandstand view of the whole drama from our perch.
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 ...
... of 90 days out of 180 days to visit the Schengen countries. Not 90 days per country, 90 days total. Leaving and returning does not reset the clock. For long term travelers like us, this presents a logistical problem; we are certainly going to spend more than 90 days in Europe, and so we have to be real careful about where we are, so we don’t exceed the 90 day limit and get hit with a big fine or get blackballed from future ...
... but Kate didn't seem to find it funny. Took it slowly coming down the other side. We thought we were over the worst of it, but before we could relax we started climbing again with the snow getting heavier. Watched cars unable to move with their wheels spinning, so we pulled over and eventually got our unused snow chains on. Took us a while to get them on as we've never used them before, but got there in the end with what felt like frostbite to the fingers! I never thought ...
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