Parador de la Seu d'Urgell
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- Swimming pool
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... to put you at ease and we do feel very relaxed. The sky's are looking quite dark from the Spanish side and we have certainly had the best of our 3 days, so it's time to head back, as it happens just in time as the few spots become more frequent and 20 mins later the mountains have nearly disappeared, but it will settle the dust. Oh, and we got the washing washed and dried, in case you wondered ...
... to wander round big shops, like Cartier and Lacoste! (Just need a bigger bank balance). When we walked up to the historic area of town, most of it has been lost, just a couple of buildings and a church. Most we think has made way for the modernisation but we did find the road I remembered with all the older shops, still not what you call picturesque! Reaching the end of town we sat by the river for a cappuccino and a beer, even ...
... and climb and climb!! We have a fan club behind quite quickly, but every now and then we have a crawler lane and they zoom by. We are slightly concerned that there do not seem to be any other camping cars on the road and there are yellow signs warning of road closures on the 3rd November, luckily just after this we spot several coming towards us and cheery waves are exchanged. We discovered further up the very twisty road that an articulated lorry ...
... of earlier, more basic times on the land. The Cadi valley area seems to be a major butter producing area and there were also lots of productive apple and pear trees. The climate and vegetation of the Pyrenees are more like northern Europe than is the rest of Spain.
After our bucolic interlude, we found our way back to the highway through the narrow back lanes of Seu d'Argell and on towards Sort and the higher part of the Catalan Pyrenees.
Awoke late & checked baggage into left luggage so that I can explore both the city and visit the White water park. With a Down River Kayak vertical in the roundabout by the hotel - I just had to stay here...! Arranged to meet up with Albert and Arnau who kindly agreed to show me some of their town. We went past the Kings palace and to the WW park ...