Melia Royal Tanau
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... locating the B&B booked a couple of days earlier. After a phone call, we were told to head on a zig zagging road up a mountain. This was one of the steepest ascents I have ever driven. The views above and below were spectacular.
After more difficulty we finally found the accommodation. And WOW, what a location. This charming old farmhouse was perched right on the side of a cliff with uninterrupted 180 degree views over the Pyrenees. And ...
A lazy start as James is crook. Mod got up slowly are brekky and did some more prep for our Paris break through Aurbnb, who wanted a passport identification. Once completed - which was not as easy as it seems as it used Facebook and my birthday is incorrect on that site. Once complete it was time to have a nap as everyone was either away or in bed. Walked downhill to the car with rubbish and a little walk upstream from the car showed an awesome little stream took some slow mo video. ...
... be given some jobs and the first day (after several extremely nice coffees...of course) we started in trench digging for the electricity which was about to be connected. A full on day followed by dinner on the terrace as the sun set behind the silhouette of the mountains - what more could a man want. Well I could tell you straight away to share the experience with Liz my better half, that is all that would make the day more ...
... hair-pin bends. This is the section which saw the tragic death of young Italian rider Fabio Casartelli, who in 1995 crashed while descending on a stage of the Tour. Our descent was steep to start with, but then became a lovely rolling downhill through villages and green pastures, all the way down to the small town of Saint-Girons. 82km (51 ...
... make this climb so renowned are unchanged. Leaving Luz-Saint-Sauveur, the gradient ramps up immediately. A small sign marks every kilometre as you ascend, counting down to the summit. The twisty hair-pin bends start in earnest halfway up; we wound our way up this steep and increasingly barren mountain until we finally reach the top. Unsurpassed views of glaciers and other mountain peaks await us, but our real reward is getting to the top of a climb which ...