Travel Blogs from La Molina
... offered stunning views. Then exploring the cobbled alleyways below, so many loverly small shops and restaurants with so much character.
Later we started our drive to Andorra, a small monarchy right on the border of France and Spain. We were not impressed with the pouring rain, and shocked seeing cars driving towards us covered in snow. As we climbed the mountain the rain turned into snow, quickly covering the road.
Did our first drift in the van at low speeds, I ...
... sea level. Austen & Harry are so good at it now after their 5 days of ski lessons. They passed a test on their last day in the Alps and got a certificate & medal for passing the 'Folcon' grade. They were so proud of themselves, and very confident to take on the Pyrenees Alps with us. There were some really long runs that took over 25 minutes to get to the bottom and then we would catch the gondola back up to the top to do it all over again! It was a lot ...
... enchanting. There are no photos of us, probably a good thing!
Must tell you about our Christmas Dinner! 4 course buffet in the Hotel for NZ$20 each. Delicious pasta and meatball soup starter, salads, cold meats, seafood for Africa, and some things I couldn't identify (and didn't have a dog to help), then "for your second plat" a choice of Beef or Fish. Having been to the supermarket the fish got a swerve so we both went ...
... was kind of quaint but cool. Now it is very different. Trade and tourism 60% and Banking 16% are the main drivers here. The biggest buildings are banks and the most prolific are Hotels. It is very commercial! Shop signs and menus are in 5 languages and only alcohol (wholesale) and tobacco are cheap now. Many items including motorcycle gear and electronics (which were cheap) are now more expensive than NZ. While all of the publicity ...
... to return to Andorra. I had known that Andorra had a reputation as a pre-EU bargain basement so decided to book a hotel outside of the capital. I was more interested in the outdoors life than shopping anyway. The drive took us longer than expected due to lots of weekend travellers filling the roads. We arrived at the Niunit Hotel in El Serrat in the north of Andorra as twilight descended on the village. The hotel had begun life as a mountain hostel ...
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