All posts under Summer 2009

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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