Travel Blogs from Les Escaldes
Ce matin, nous avons quitte Barcelone pour rejoindre Andorra la Vella, la capitale et seule ville digne de ce nom en Andorra.
N.B. : Andorra est une petite principaute nichee au coeur des Pyrenes et c'est le 16e plus petit pays du monde.
Un trajet de 3 longues heures en autobus a ecouter CKAC en espagnol d'une oreille et le gros …
I thought I woke up early in Barcelona and had a little time for siteseeing before having to catch the bus, but it turns out my iPhone was still on England time (1 hour behind). I took the subway to the stop Marina :) to make sure I could find the bus station and got my ticket. Walked around just a little but knew I didn't have enough time to make …
First things first: Andorra is one of the European microstates, like Lichtenstein or Monaco. It's located way up in the Pyrenees, sandwiched between France and Spain, and basically consists of a couple of mountain valleys with villages, a small city, and a road. There are about 65,000 citizens in the whole place; it’s a tax haven and, it turns out, a ski haven. When the Moors invaded Spain way back and were getting ready to ...
... offered stunning views. Then exploring the cobbled alleyways below, so many loverly small shops and restaurants with so much character.
Later we started our drive to Andorra, a small monarchy right on the border of France and Spain. We were not impressed with the pouring rain, and shocked seeing cars driving towards us covered in snow. As we climbed the mountain the rain turned into snow, quickly covering the road.
Did our first drift in the van at low speeds, I ...
... to the whole family for welcoming us in and giving us the holiday of a lifetime. Thank you so much to you all, and we can't wait for you to come to Australia one day and we can repay some of your incredible hospitality. We will miss you all!
On our last day with the Bousigue family, they took us on a drive to a local village in the Pyrenees called Lapege. It was a very windy drive to the top of a hill, and the village was perched on the side of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center