Travel Blogs from Andorra la Vella
... without any issues (Nic blames a poor map of Andorra!). We inadvertently walked through the Exercise Circuit which had exercise equipment amongst the trees in the mountainside, and then joined the general track (which we were probably aiming for in the first place). It was great to get out and do some walking, through clean mountain air and with lovely views of the valley and the town of Andorra. We were also above the clouds at some points which ...
... any worse by being a hazard to yourself and others. And if I've beaten you up the hills and you are picking me up on the descents, it's only because gravity is working for you, so show some respect and consideration!
Hopefully once all the new riders settle into what is expected from a safety perspective, things will improve. There are 400 competitors, with only 40 continuing for the Alps race and ...
... get one off). Later in the afternoon we got a map from reception and headed out on a walk through the Pyrenees. The landscape is absolutely breath-taking here and even the wild flowers on the side of the track are worth a picture. The rocks on the ground are all white granite speckled with black. I think how expensive this is to get at home and it is just everywhere on the ground here. An hour or so into ...
... the mountains into France, then back to Spain through the tiny principality of Andorra. We headed off on our drive. About 30 mins into our climb into the hills, we realised that our passports were in the hotel safe. Likely we wouldn't need them between Spain and France... But we weren't too sure about Andorra (not being an EU country). So we turned around and went to pick them up. After an hour detour, we ...
... which were delicious on our return trip through Cauterets. Back in the car we headed for Col du Tourmalet, a famous Le Tour de France climb and the highest road in the central Pyrénées . On approach we came across large landslides and a lot of warning signs (in French of course). With no understanding and no physical barriers blocking our path we weaved our way through workmen and bulldozers ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center