TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Palanques La Massana
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... up the car, grabbed some snacks for later and headed into the mountains. Was no long before we spotted snow and was most excited. However, this was nothing compared to when we got to the top. It is one of the most breathtaking views, drive and buildings. As much as Andorra is 'small' there are a few 'towns' which can take a bit of navigating and time to get through. But that all adds to the experience. After arriving at ...
... people come to the country - tax free shopping! Around 80% of the shops were selling luxury goods - cameras, tablets, watches etc.
Even in the local supermarket, beside a bunch of bananas was bulk packs of cigarettes and flashy cameras. In many ways it was much the same as Liechtenstein - luxury shops in front of stunning mountain views.
I then carried on ...
... in grey, damp weather but it improved over the next few days and ended up being very spring like. We arrived on the Tuesday and Caroline left on the Friday. Since then the weather has been very up and down with quite a few snow days. In fact on Sunday I joined a group of new friends in a restaurant at the Col de Marrous and the snow was pelting down. The few people I met here with Karina have been extremely friendly and have included me on all sorts od social activities. ...
... of sculptures, carvings, fabrics and liturgical ornaments from the 10th to the 18th century. The key piece is the book of Beatus which is believed to have been created in about the year 786 and depicts the book of revelations in particular the Apocalypse. It was quite impressive to see the drawings and the bright colours that have lasted so long. We all got a very small feel of Spain and all think that we need to return and explore this country in ...
... nice hotel near the capital of Andorra La Vella and right in the middle of the shopping district. We then spent the afternoon exploring the sites of Andorra and of course visiting numerous shops, as well as walking through the old town of Andorra and seeing the stone buildings. If you are interested, some of the cheaper items we noticed were Diesel fuel which was .89c/l compared to France where the average is 1.15/l, alcohol - for ...
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