Le Grand Tetras Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... views and white-knuckle, picturesque descents.
We arrived in Prades very late in the afternoon, but discovered when we went out and wandered this small village for dinner and drink that there was a town festival with music, dancing, a parade, and bonfire being held, so we had entertainment provided for our meal al fresco beside the town square.
... Peter. He'd been having tummy troubles to various degrees for about a week and today it was serious enough that he packed in and called for Caroline to pick him up. This morning at the start, he installed one of the spare wheels (front) from the van on his bike since he'd been having some trouble with his. But now since he'd be off the bike for the rest of the day, we transferred it over to Linda's bike so now we wouldn't have to worry about the patch holding up.
... shortly thereafter we were joined by Wayne Lori and Mesfin. We all then got on the very busy N road and proceeded to this hotel which is right on the highway. Tomorrow is a huge day with 3100 metres of total climb and a total ride of 118 Kms. Either Caroline is going to get a lot of business, or some of us will not be getting to the hotel until very late. Thanks to all who have been commenting on the blog. ...
... a few minutes later.
This was the big climb of the day, about 10 km at around an 8% average. Much of this climb was cut into the side of a valley with a number of switchbacks so the views were impressive including the always popular snowy peaks. Not so popular were the swarms of flies following us up.
After photos at the top with Michael and Mesfin and the every-present cows it was a short descent before going up to ...
... by roadside streams.
It was on the way to the Pas de Souloumbrie just past Arnave (where another sign announced that the road was closed) that I came upon two riders who had opted to forego some of the earlier climbs, and who told me that a woman they had spoken to had told them that this time the road was indeed impassable - blocked by a landslide. Being a stubborn sort who is ...