La Résidence du Grand Tétras
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... the climb to the Col d’Agnes (1570m), a fairly steep climb which eased off a little towards the top, from where there were fabulous vistas of the surrounding mountains. The descent, after a few steep sections and a slight rise, becomes a long sweeping downhill towards Massat. Our road took us through shady woodland as we start the climb ...
... head over into France. The sun is out again and the final pass out of Andorra is a huge sweeping road with wide perfect hairpins up to 2,400 metres. We stop for coffee and paninis at the French border. Customs are stopping cars and buses for contraband searches but bikes filter through without hindrance. And so we ride down off the high peaks into La Belle France.
Definitely the busiest little country so far, even more so than Monaco.
Had a great lunch here and walked round the capital, and found some really cool motorbike shops, in fact you can get just about anything you like for your bike here, well except a tank lock for a triumph.
Almost asked a guy to video me crossing the road, you have to do what the man says, but he didn't speak any english. Now you may ask why? Well I've always told my kids to ...
... helmet ... ear ta ear. We just kept going and poof.....we popped up at the top of the pass and voila....a ski resort and a restaurant. We pulled in....and waited....chatting....and eventually I heard a bike....Phil again. He pulled in and we had the same conversation...."Sheeeiiiit!!!!!! there ya were I looked down and up and y'all were gone!" and about then the rest of the pack showed up, I high fived Martin again and offf we all went to for some ...
Had a fab day at a centre that explained the history of the caves in the area some had painting dating back to 30000 years. The Park was very educational and the kids enjoyed it. Later that night we had done roast chicken for dinner and caught up with Polly and Tobies parents called Liz and Russ for find wind and stories ...
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