All posts under Summer 2009

Home Sweet Home

Hey guys! So after vaguely discussing the matter of France with Alex, be both agreed we weren’t too interested in the big expensive country that stood in the way of our objectives. Mostly because the fuel is so expensive (by comparison to Spain and Andorra) and the motorways you have[…]

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HUMM Day 3

[singlepic id=81 w=320 h=240 float=center] After yet another very long hard day, and over 200 photos to go through. There’s no chance I’m going to sit here fiddling around to tell you all that happened and what we got up to. However, what I will tell you is that we[…]

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HUMM Day 2

[singlepic id=80 w=320 h=240 float=left] After a very very long day off-road in the heat the four of us have very little energy for anything. However, we did have a really good meal (4 courses!!) at a restaurant at lunch time for 12 euros. Excuse the photos we only got[…]

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HUMM Day 1

[singlepic id=61 w=320 h=240 float=left] So Noel, Andy, Alex and I met up for the presentation of the Mountain Madness event.  A little disillusioned by the whole thing, we took it very un-seriously and didn’t look at the map for too long before itching to go off road and try[…]

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La Molina

Hey hey! [singlepic id=52 w=320 h=240 float=right] Since my last post I received a text from Noel (one of my team members of the Mountain Madness) saying he was in the area. We met up in Andorra de Vella, where i tried to discover why my headlight and tail light[…]

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Andorra with a Friend

Hi there! Isn’t amazing how you find internet everywhere? 😛 andorra with a friend Riding to Andorra with a Friend Anyhow, I was sad to leave my very kind host Bea yesterday, but I was soon distracted with riding with Alex behind . We came to Andorra in an über slow[…]

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Barcelona Tourism

Barcelona Tourism I felt obligated to see some Gaudí things before I left, even though my Barcelona experience was already good without doing the sight-seeing. Firstly Bea and I went to the Park Güell and then to La Sagrada Familia. To be honest, if I ever want to feel  like a[…]

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Barcelona! (What a beautiful horizon)

[singlepic id=31 w= 320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=32 w=320 h=240 float=right] Ride to Barcelona So I took the plunge and rooooode 500+ km to Barcelona in one hit. I set off at dawn and made better progress than I had thought. The day started off pretty chilly and I was[…]

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Arenillas

I had Spanish picnic yesterday with some of my friends from years back. They all have kids except one. I ate so much that I felt ill…. (17 hours without eating still feeling rough) not to be repeated. [nggallery id=4]

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It's been a few days…

Well I’ve been kicking back and relaxing some since I got here, not been carrying my camera around and spending time with friends and family so not much to tell.  However, being self conscious of this, yesterday I took my camera with me out on an average day with my[…]

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Photos from the other Night

Well we set out for Pamplona centre to live it up about 1 or 2 am and Caravan Place and Gregario de Luxe were playing. We’d never heard of them before but they were great, danced ourselves into a very silly mood and then hit the bars to talk and[…]

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Covaleda!

[singlepic id=5 w=320 h=240 float=center] After a fantastic night last night (and arriving back at 10am) I got up at 5pm and packed my things and rode down to Covaleda. More tomorrow. 😀

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Viva San Fermín!

Hey there! After what seems like an eternity of partying in the streets (2 days, no sleep). I finally came back to Edurne’s house in Aoiz to touch base and catch up with some essentials (shower, sleep, shave, proper meal and email checking). The San Fermín fiestas are verrryyyyyy long.[…]

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Aoiz

Hey there! After a crappy night in the campsite last night with people making sounds till late and then waking up in a storm at 2am (having only put my fly sheet up) and getting everything wet.. whilst fumbling to put the storm sheet over in the dark, would alone[…]

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