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... was very helpful and we left with several suggested routes all on one leaflet for just 50 cents. Outside the park office were about twelve 4x4 jeeps. These are the local taxis and will take you up the various valleys along rough tracks to the start of many of the walks.
Our campsite is about 15 minutes out of town up the Espot Valley. It's deserted but has excellent facilities!
It is very cold so the electric heater has come out of its box. This is ...
... sunny and 20 degrees. So we headed south to Spain and stopped in Solsona.
Tuesday 27th May
After a slow start to the day, we had a walk up the hill behind the campsite to admire the views of Solsona and its environs. The scenery looks like a huge patchwork quilt spread over a big lumpy mattress - very pretty.
We wandered into the town and stopped for a coffee. The café was full of pensioners playing whist. ...
... gear, which we stowed in a locker at the base of the gondola. The apartment was a five minute walk from the gondola, had a spectacular view of the mountain, and was full to bursting with English language books, which was a welcome bonus after nearly seven months travel.
We were extremely lucky with the weather; it was sunny and in the 60s most of the week, so we had classic spring skiing. The snow was deep enough that ...
... of had to use them crossing over into Spain, of all places...
With Skippy wearing her new chains we tackled the steep climb. The road was dangerous enough with all the fresh snow, but it became even more stressful with every couple of metres stationary cars and their occupants stood in our way. Eventually we came to the boarder crossing, leaving France ready to explore Andorra. Parked for the night in the capital Andorra del Villa with our hot water bottles close by.
... 4.45am)as we were travelling/sleeping could see lots of fog. At the half way point were we stopped, the reps rang up the airport to check the plane would land and take off, got the go ahead. So get to Jader all check in, go to departures (well the vending machines) think its getting foggier, and then get the word that no the planes can't land so now flying from Barcelona, que getting bags back, check they are yours, get back on coach, 2 ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Nice La Seu d'Urgell
Very comfortable hotel, room a bit small but after a couple of nights elsewhere it makes you realise just how good it feels to be very comfortable. The staff are very helpful and communicate in about three or four languages so that helps us a lot. They managed to find a good spot for our bikes too so that was a bonus.
Withe the veranda windows closed you cannot hear a single noise from the street but when opened the street noises and sunlight drift into the room.
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