Travel Blogs from Engordany
... prices are 25% lower than France and Spain and the main activity is shopping. But we were able to drive through without any inspection - slightly disappointing as Tony wanted a strip search.
We walked through the main town which was pretty small and definitely felt like not surprisingly a mountain or ski town. There were lots of shops, especially perfume, cigarettes and alcohol (how much perfume can anyone need?) but we resisted ...
... 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 ...
... and the ominous dark thunder clouds began to close in above us. A while later the sound of thunder cracked pretty loudly above our heads before we felt the first few drops of rain. We were only about 15 mins away from camp when the rain poured down and we got absolutely soaked. It was quite refreshing though and for the first time this whole trip we made hot drinks when we got back to warm up. It is definitely ...
... best eclair he had ever had. He only got one bite. We turned south and headed back up the mountains towards the tax haven of Andorra. Our GPS was alerting us to tunnels being closed ahead. And the traffic going in the other direction was banked back for 10km or more. There was some anxious moments in the car... We feared the border would be closed and we would have a 4 hour drive back the way we had come ...
... bonjour' as we passed. At the other side of the effected area was a barricade with a man turning people back. He moved the barricade for us and yelled something (probably not nice) at us and we carried on up the hill. Writing fresh from Le Tour was still on the road approaching the summit. We set course for Spain through the villages of Luz Saint Sauveur and Saint Lary Soulan. The whole way we climbed through ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center