Hotel Tuc Blanc
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Well it didn't take long and we were once again in the Peugeot doing 130kph. The 630 km trip to Soulan in the Pyrenees would go quick at this pace, so would our coins. Those nasty toll machines seemed to be getting more greedy by the kilometer.
These next couple of nights hadn't been pre-booked, so the planned (or not so planned) intention was to "wing" it.
On arrival at the skiing resort town of Saint- Larry Soulan we were having ...
... relaxing day with James in Massat where we had some lunch and a beer in Le Globe, where the owner Jean-Pierre looked after JP's vegetarian wishes. Then we visited another cafe called Le Maxil. Very trendy place the owner who has worked in the states loves to speak English. It was a great Bar and really quite modern place - especially for Massat!!! Then the highlight of the day was bumping into some other bikers from holland and Germany who have given me yet another destination to head ...
Meeting up with James Rebecca and Ludo in Massat was great. A warm welcome after such along ride was fabulous. Parked the bike and up the now familiar track to the remote cabin on the mountainside. - oh what a beautiful place. A warm welcome with two of my favourite people and one of my favourite beers - such great company what more could a man want (only one thing would make this more perfect - for Liz to be here with me). I ...
... 797m); relatively short and with moderate gradients. After a wonderful descent with lovely views of the peaks and valleys around us, we started our ascent of the Col de Portet d’Aspet (1069m). Another Tour legend – again first featured in 1910 – it was a relatively moderate climb until the last 4km, which has particularly ...
... started to climb slightly as we rode alongside the river to Luz-Saint-Sauveur; once through the town we reached the official start of the climb of the Col du Tourmalet (2115m). First used in the Tour de France in 1910, it was an unpaved road which was in terrible condition. Apparently many of the cyclists were nervous of riding because of the bears that frequented the area. Nowadays the road surface is smooth and the wildlife much tamer, but the length and ...