Travel Blogs from Canillo
... whole way with some minor separation on the hills. We finished well within the cut off without over exerting ourselves.
At the finish, there’s an athletes village with lots of food and drink (and a merry-go-round) and now we’re back at the hotel, cleaning up and resting before we have to go up to the briefing for tomorrow.
Just hope we get some sleep tonight otherwise everything is going ...
... Andorra La Vella. An amazing sensation - a large city crowded in on all sides by steep mountain sides, in an alpine gorge less than a kilometre wide. No hope of stopping and parking ( we had been forewarned by friend Miles) so we drove through. Then we decided to head for the hills and look for camp spot. We drove up and up, through "suburbia", and very well off suburbia at that; countless ...
Rob and Rob and John did a tour of the underground caves where they ripen the Roquefort cheeses, 14-25 days depending on the type of cheese. I wandered the village, climbed to a view point, looking out over the Massiv Central, looked at a ruined chapel and then went for coffee. "Cappuccino" was black coffee with thick real cream on top! After the tour, set off toward Andorra, another country when you might say "Where?" Andorra is on the ...
... a laugh. We headed off in search of breakfast (yes JP sort the cabin coffee out mate..getting caffeine withdrawals...) and stopped again in Biert for the obligatory coffee! With Bruno in his Auberge Gypaete Arbu nice...he is a rocker of old with dreads and plays loud rock music in his bar! After some provisions were bought for the day we headed back up the steep road and goat track and immediately set to work packing up the ...
... built the castle was named was named "Wilfred the Hairy"...
I guess they couldn't all be "the great" or "the brave".
In Cardona, the glory of the castle and the town itself stem from the nearby salt mines. The salt was used as currency at one point in time, but now it is sold in the gift shops as interesting pendants and bath salts.
From Cardona, we passed through the green, mountainous landscape of northern
Spain and crossed into ...
Other places to stay in Canillo
Ctra Del Forn s/n Urb Riba Grossa, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $47
Ctra General s/n, Canillo | 5 star hotelfrom $86
Avda del Coprinceps, s/n, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Ctra. del Forn, S/N, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $65
Placa Major, Canillo | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Ctra. General s/n , Canillo | 3 star hotelfrom $69