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... was attracted to the very large rock on her finger), as she finished her meal with a shot. She then decided to buy us a shot each of the local, bright yellow drink which tasted a bit like mouthwash. She then bought us each ANOTHER shot which was stronger and more like grappa, typically Tony got more excited. The owner came over afterwards and explained she was a rich, local French lady! Despite her very nice gesture, the drinks were disgusting so ...
... to compete in these types of races. No, he didn't mention EPO or blood doping, which everyone was doing in his time and still is now, but if you could suspend disbelief for a second, it was kinda cool.
And to top off the furry bike in Geneva,I met a guy with a bamboo bike today. A little bit heavier than carbon, but much stronger. I'm sure this is the next big thing in bike technology!
... cooler up here.
On Saturday the sky is still overcast and the temperature quite cool. So about midday we set out for another walk. It wasn’t long in before the sky got pretty dark and the wind picked up so we decided to head back the way we had come. We got drenched again but the scenery was worth it. Rest of the day was spent reading as the rain absolutely poured down. More thunder and lightning ...
... traffic. There was a collective sigh of relief when we were waved straight through the border! Andorra was fantastic. Coming in from the north, we passed through multiple ski resort villages. Ski lifts ran up all over the terrain. Being a duty free haven, the service stations and shops were packed with cheap booze, ciggies and electronics. We made our way to the capital Andorra de Villa, parked in a department ...
... Poor visibility. Low temperatures. And rain. We arrived at the Tunnel d' Aragnouet-Bielsa, the 3km border tunnel between France and Spain. After the short drive through we were back in Spain. The clouds were gone - blue sky. The temperature suddenly jumped 15 degrees. Incredible change in 3 short km. We drove a further 250km through the Spanish Pyrenees. Beautiful turquoise lakes with people swimming. ...
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