RESIDENCE LE CLOS DE MARIE
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... tiny country nestled in the Pyrenees mountains, landlocked between Spain and France. There are only 85,000 people in the whole country, and you could drive to all 7 regions in a day if you wanted to. We visited four of them. We stayed in Ordino, which was a georgeous little town of rock buildings and cobblestone streets.
Andorra is known for its extreme sports--skiing, mountain biking, canyoning, rock climbing, four wheeling--you name it. And like good, ...
No breakfast at the hotel so we decided to leave earlier at 8am, a welcome cool start to he day, the weather forecast was storms in Andorra, the weather along the route was fantastic and the scenery again was amazing. Unfortunately not any vista points were visited so no pics, try better tomorrow. The hairpins and bends along the route were tricky at times and Rogers footplates took a bit of wear as they scrapped ...
After a continental Becky we hit the road again at about 9 am, weather good and warming up, gonna be a hot on we thought. Roads were twisty and snaking all through the mountains and the scenery breathtaking, we stopped for a coffee break in a small village, the weather very hot, we cracked on again no dramas ...
We are not enjoying having to tell you all this news, but we have decided to finish this trek now. There are several reasons for this. The first and main one is that the rough and very long descents have been taking their toll on our knees, between the two of us we have three problem knees now! And each day they get a little worse. As the next week is mainly spent in mountain refuges in very isolated country not reachable by ...
... find an irate taxi driver waiting for us. He did not speak any English at all so we had to calm him down in French, which we managed to do in the end. The drive back down the valley was beautiful with big rock walls and little villages across the valley floor. Our two friends from Yorkshire had arrived and we spent a pleasant evening with a beer or two and dinner before collapsing into bed. Stats: Distance: 20.2 km Total ascent: 1232 meters Total Descent: 1240 meters Kathy and ...
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