Hotel-Restaurant Sant Antoni
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The rain last night came down in stair rods, we had music playing almost at full volume and could just hear it, it finally stopped at about 2am and what a relief. This morning is bright and clear and the sun is beginning to caress the mountain tops above the city and dry things out. Amazingly, the camp site is almost dry and you wouldn't know that we must have had a good 2-3 inches of rain. Do you remember Jayne wanted a run around on ...
... 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, ...
Decided to have a long day on the bike and try and make Andorra.
Now because its up in the mountains, didn't quite make it.
Lots of lovely bends to play with and some fabulous scenery,
Started to chuck it down as I went through this little village, so turned round and found somewhere to stay.
It was just a one street ...
... over 10% grade.
Part way up I looked at Peter and suggested if he felt as bad as he looked he should call Caroline. Those who know Peter will recognize that asking him to quit something is like pulling teeth, however he did agree and we called for rescue.
Gilles, Steve, and I continued and made it to the top. On our descent we were continually looking for somewhere on to grab ...
... without rain, so heat exhaustion and dehydration were not the threats they were for yesterday's cyclists.
Our nominal route today included 6 "cols"; admittedly, a couple of them were pretty close together. The BIG peaks were Col de Pailhères (2001 m) and Col de Jau (1500+ m) and they were NOT close together! It was a long day of cycling and climbing, ...