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... 60 miles to Ceret, a spot Picasso liked v much and we were rather loud guests in a local restaurant where gentil art-lovers were trying to enjoy their meal. Fortunately they turned out to be much in awe of our exploits and wished us well on our way. We will all remember our night's stay because a council bin emptying competition took place at 3 a.m, ...
... had two hotels.
I picked one and it turns out my mum's sister was running the place. Well obviously not, but her manner, and the way she dealt with the guests, and her weird little things she kept round the place reminded me of the oldie.
Pretty basic hotel, weird dolls, but was warm and dry.
Now where's that little ...
... views and white-knuckle, picturesque descents.
We arrived in Prades very late in the afternoon, but discovered when we went out and wandered this small village for dinner and drink that there was a town festival with music, dancing, a parade, and bonfire being held, so we had entertainment provided for our meal al fresco beside the town square.
... little in the way of civilzation on the route today and we had to be resourceful and keep our eyes open for food and water. On the descent from Col du Garavel I spotted a spring with potable water in Bousquet, so I pulled over an loaded up for the climb to Col de Jau.
Eleven kilometres of relatively easy slopes--or was I just in better shape now, and hydrated?--and we were at Col de Jau, looking down at a 27-km run-out to Prades.
The bottom half of ...
... was...maybe they will even have fuel for HiHo!! Correct, so we headed into town for fuel. We came around a corner and 'bouchon' ..traffic jam / blockage. Same word for cork in bottle. Had been a serious road accident, a truck and 2 cars. We slowly made it past without any drama for us but took us 15 minutes. Fuelled up and on to Frankie's.
When we arrived we immediately understood why they love it there, they are high on ...