Travel Blogs from Font-Romeu
... past it ding dongs twice and so on. On the hour it ding dongs four times and then chimes the relevant number of dings depending on the hour. Five minutes later it rings the relevant number of dings again, just in case you didn’t hear it the first time. This goes on throughout the night so you can imagine how well we are sleeping!
Saturday 24th May
We did a long walk today, climbing up through woods of pine ...
... down on to the road the campsite was on and so followed this back, dodging the hundreds of bikers enjoying the thrill of the windy mountain road.
Sunday 18th May
The campsite proprietor makes homemade bread on Sundays and John bought some for breakfast and lunch. It was the most delicious bread I think I have ever tasted. It was a flat bread style topped with honey and roasted crushed almonds.
We went walking again today but headed south ...
... mountain with its Black Virgin, the patron Saint of Catalonia. Elena and Ariana had never been there and they were amazed by the shapes of the mountain and by the many pilgrims from around the world visiting that special place to hear the oldest boys’ choir in the world. After the visit, a good lunch at a restaurant on the base of Montserrat (thanks, TripAdvisor) to realize that you can really find here best value ...
Andorra is not a Schengen member, so any time we spend in Andorra is off the clock, and does not count towards our 90 days. Win!
Secondly, we had planned to ski in Europe. Originally we were thinking Switzerland or France, but Andorra, as it turns out, has really good skiing, is very cheap in comparison, and has a terrific English language ski school.
So, we decided to include a week in Andorra ...
... managed to fit in a visit to the local wildlife park where they have cool Wolfs and Bears, had a mountain adventure up to 'Le Homme De Mort' - 'the dead man' peak - a cool 2.5 hrs up then 1hr down! Kally the stupid dog came with us (against our will) and impressed us with completing at least three times as many miles as us, racing around after anything we would throw for her!
So two weeks to go and more guests arrive.....Bring on Bristol!
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- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility