La Résidence du Grand Tétras
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... for somewhere to stay half an hour, but it looks quite pretty, is close to the Spanish border so has a Catalan feel to it, and got good reviews. It’s also part of the Logis chain of independent hotels, which La Chaumier is a part of so I have an idea of what to expect. Spontaneity is so over-rated.
Dinner at La Galerie which is in Boulevard Jean Bourrel near Pont Suzanne. Can't get away from he set menus - the just make so much more economic sense. I wanted to ...
... much to the disappointment of Tony.
We chose our dinner venue as it was one of the top rated places on Trip Advisor - the food was ok but very old-fashioned place. Lots of photos on the wall of 'celebrities' (no-one we recognised but we are sure they are famous in Andorra) and it was similar to 'Jimmy's Kitchen' in Hong Kong for the people that know that. At the end of the meal, we ended up (attempting to) chat to the lady on the next ...
... that afternoon. The closer it got to evening the hotter it got, and after our standard wee/coffee stop a few hours later, I excitedly saw a familiar name on the map very close by. 'Estrella’ was one of the first Spanish words I had learnt, as the one for generic ‘beer’ involved a lisp rolling of the tongue which I could not master. To the beer capital we go!
We made it to Estella in a rather exhausted state, which made it ...
... cooler up here.
On Saturday the sky is still overcast and the temperature quite cool. So about midday we set out for another walk. It wasn’t long in before the sky got pretty dark and the wind picked up so we decided to head back the way we had come. We got drenched again but the scenery was worth it. Rest of the day was spent reading as the rain absolutely poured down. More thunder and lightning ...
... may be, and queues) we decided to take the first train of the day at 8.55am. Indeed, this appeared to be sound advice since the car park by 8.15 was quite busy and the queue to purchase tickets from the one point wound around the station foyer. However, with ticket in hand, we made our way to the platform and managed to get seats on the open topped carriage, glad that we had heeded advice to wear something warm since the sun was still quite low in ...
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