Hotel Residence Adour Tourmalet
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... on this month on his way back from Spain and was held up for several hours on the autoroute just outside Toulouse because it was blocked by tractors. The farmers are not happy with changes to the agricultural policy. He made it to the ferry with just 10 minutes to spare! It’s no wonder the French are the laughing stock of Europe. It upsets me to see this amazing country sinking more into recession because they all have tÍtes de bois ...
... to get to the top. It was his first real mountain climb and he wasn’t disappointed, the scenery was totally awesome with switchbacks through the woods at the bottom of the climb before getting ever steeper and slower before finally reaching the summit at 1490 metres, wow what an achievement! His best ride to date!
All in all we have had a brilliant few days, and now we are off to do some work!!
Miles so far……878….
... to the razor blades, go figure! At the check out a young man said something that I didn't catch, but the international look of " say that again and I'll leave here with only one bread roll" seemed to complete the transaction and the conversation in quick time.
The route for departing Andorra is N145, right onto the N260 through to Sort, left following the N260 through to la Polba de Segur, right still on the 260. El Pont de Suert, then ...
The grotto was beautiful. The rock walls were freezing to the touch. But there was a sense of tranquility as we sat and prayed. Cherry and I walked the mountain to see the Stations of the Cross and drank the Holy Water from the Grotto. There were lots of people waiting to go into the baths but you weren't allowed to watch. We purchased little bottles to take some Holy Water home but you could buy 5 ...
... just before the Tourmalet climb. Its really a quaint looking village, full of people with the tour coming through tomorrow.
They had the history of the tour through the town on display and a great group of coffee shops through the main street which you may see tomorrow.
So see you tomorrow on the Hautacam
UPDATE! Mich will be wearing an orange top.