La Bonaigua Hotel
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... people is the gradient. If the Alps had a 20km climb, chances are it was nice and steady around 6%. Pyrenees will lull you into a false sense of security with a road sign which says "next km 8%. What this actually means is a few hundred metres of 4-5% then a slap in the face of 10+%, just to make sure you are paying attention! All those Ainslies sure payed off ...
... returned with him waking up consistently at 2am. If only he ate like his father.Today is a quick and easy drive, actually the shortest for the two weeks I think of around 40kms though the riders do 120ish. So we will leave here later and cruise on into town after hanging up the washing inside, emptying the grey water, putting out the rubbish, filling up with fuel and getting Ben to eat some breakfast. All electronic gear is charged up and the fridge is cold!Till next time.
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So Stage 2 of the Haute Route Pyrenees from La Seu d’Urgell to Plan de Beret was going to be a big day for some. We had two people drop out yesterday in the 85km entree. This was much tougher and the sag wagon collected a heap of casualties.
There was 120km to cover, plus a further 20km roll down from the ...
... each to get in/out. The main lake we
visited was Saint Maurici, which we walked alongside until we ascended up past
a waterfall and continued onto a second lake. Here we sat on a large rock and
ate our picnic lunch. Mette and Ruben were going to wait there for Imogen and I
to complete the walk but it became really cold and looked like rain might be
coming so we decided to head back down. We were in awe of a couple on the trip
back; one woman was leading who ...
... town itself has a very typical central European snow village look and feel to it with the style of buildings located amongst the mountains. At the end of the walk we went into the supermarket to stock up on snacks; on exiting we went through a door that set off an alarm through the building - whoops must have been a fire exit!