Travel Blogs from Andorra la Vella
... but Kate didn't seem to find it funny. Took it slowly coming down the other side. We thought we were over the worst of it, but before we could relax we started climbing again with the snow getting heavier. Watched cars unable to move with their wheels spinning, so we pulled over and eventually got our unused snow chains on. Took us a while to get them on as we've never used them before, but got there in the end with what felt like frostbite to the fingers! I never thought ...
... old furniture and very squeaky floorboards! It had a huge yard out the front which the extended family and neighbours use as a vegetable garden. There is a cute little creek that runs down the side of the house and a cattle farm over the creek. The church bells chime every half hour, with a long tune being chimed at 7am and 7pm. There was no internet access and no TV, but there was a beautiful wooden fireplace that heated the house at night. It truly was ...
... enchanting. There are no photos of us, probably a good thing!
Must tell you about our Christmas Dinner! 4 course buffet in the Hotel for NZ$20 each. Delicious pasta and meatball soup starter, salads, cold meats, seafood for Africa, and some things I couldn't identify (and didn't have a dog to help), then "for your second plat" a choice of Beef or Fish. Having been to the supermarket the fish got a swerve so we both went ...
... down to hold the bike, dismount and throw it up onto the stand in one fluid movement. We were fortunate enough to have a bus driver take us to de la Casa who was a scooter rider on his time off. He also had part time work with the Red Bull team. Best 11 euros bus fare ever spent. This guy drove, talked on the phone, gave change and tickets, changed gear, waved at the girls and grumped at the car drivers often all at once. Hilarious. Holding ...
... the late 1940s but even though it has been expanded and modernised over the years it still retains features of the original design. Andorra had declared war against Germany in World War I even though they sent no one to fight and were not included in the Versailles peace talks so it remained legally at war with Germany until 1939 when the Andorran assembly finally got around to passing a resolution ending the war. I don't think Germany was ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center