Travel Blogs from La Massana
... most of them into our empty wine bottle.
We decided to stay in Andorra for 3 nights instead of the original 2, so we could see the Tour de Spain when it came through Andorra town the next day. The only downside was the weather - very typical mountain weather with ominous clouds when we woke up. And as expected, it started raining steadily from midday. We managed to time our exits from the sports shop by the road perfectly with the ...
... the descents quite technical with very bad road surfaces including gravel on the apex of switchbacks and random potholes. There was good reason to cool your jets on the descents if you wanted to see Biarritz on Saturday in one piece.
Yet there was much testosterone and a distinct lack of bunch etiquette in the peloton today, much to my irritation. Mainly from the French guys and mostly on the ...
... to pitch a tent in the rain. The town is at an altitude of 1800 metres so the temperature had dropped a bit here too. Just as we got into our camp spot one of our back tyres went flat. We’ve had a slow leak for a while and had just kept topping it up every few weeks with air but the rain and stones or something must have dislodged what was in the puncture. Oh well, nothing we can do about it in the ...
... park and made our way through looking for retail bargains. However, it was 9pm and the shops were all closing. So we jumped on free wifi and looked up some places to eat. Unfortunately, all were full or menus were in Catalan (which despite Robs basic Spanish comprehension, we could not translate). However, paella with pictures was easy to order. After eating we headed the 23km down the road back to Spain, back to our ...
... for the night was located in the town of La Seu d'Urgell in the Catalonia region. We arrived around 10pm and headed to the Main Street for some dinner. We stumbled across a nice hotel / restaurant with people sitting under large trees with street lamps lighting the courtyard. We enjoyed a really good 3 course feed. We both ordered the veal for main. It was a highlight dish. The meat melted with a butter ...
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