Travel Blogs from La Guingueta d'└neu
We took the whole day to get to Andorra and it was only a 3 hour drive, so we slightly delayed our departure while Nic listened to the first half of the Swans first final (the Swans were winning when we left!).
We had a nice drive through the tight bends up to the mountains to get to Andorra, our first foray away from the coast for a while, like almost days. It was also our first proper border crossing, as Andorra has no sales tax ...
... 1860m altitude, 17.5km to climb
It was all stunning. Today we rode some iconic, tick-the-box climbs. Col du Portillon was an absolute pleasure. Port de Bales was achingly beautiful, even with the last 5km averaging over 10%.
Happily I beat teammate John to the top of both, after stalking him for last 4km on the Port de Bales. He will tell it that ...
James' blog after stage 2
Well Stacie has left for her usual early morning ride but now I have to keep getting up to make a decent coffee for her. We have teamed up with Rob, his partner Amy and son Jake from England for this race. Rob did the first and we actually met him through another rider but didn't realise that Amy was going to drive this trip.The roads have been easier so far, but yesterday we had to drive 100 kms of the course (missed the last climb) - usually ...
I felt much better today after a day of
rest, recharged and ready for the final days of our trip. We left a little
later than planned today as Ruben had a bag of food hanging from his window to
keep cool overnight; he forgot to hold the bag when opening his third floor
window… you can imagine what happened next. A little cleaning up and some food
sourcing later we headed into town and ended up doing a little shopping as we
walked the village. I found a very ...
Today I really wasn't feeling too well; think my body is really missing my usual diet :(
I was very happy to find that the hotel offered gluten free bread this morning for breakfast rather than me having a coffee whilst everyone eats and I attempt to find a piece of fruit or rice crackers in my bag later on.
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