September 2015
  • Day1

    San celoni to tossa del mar

    September 21, 2015 in Spain ⋅ 🌙 19 °C

    The Mediterranean The triathlon:.
    : Cycling beside the ocean,swimming and climbing the castle walls .
    Now enjoying a flan catalan on patio by the sea with Mariano,my friend and guide

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  • Day2

    Tossa del mar to calella de palafrugel

    September 22, 2015 in Spain ⋅ ☁️ 20 °C

    Rollercoastier ride alond the coast,what happened to the word flat? Pretty gorgeous though. Ended up on a hiking trail unpaid of course and when I asked Mariano where we were he said and I believe him" the end of the world".
    Staying in a luxurious hotel and tonight I get my own room yay last good night sleep with Vancouver and that was 5 days ago. Mariano it's quite the orchestra when he sleeps, drums bassoon and flute not all in harmonyRead more

  • Day3

    Callela de palafrugal to escala

    September 23, 2015 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    More beautiful coast we ,lots of ups and downs like the day isn't over and I think we've done 600 meters of climbing.Rather varied landscape, including riding through rice fields and some trails m try toeant for ATVs, pretty crazy stuff here in Escala and since the last note our total ascent for today is 1000 metres including one ridiculous ascent 21%. I think I walked this part
    Beautiful towns surrounding beaches.Of course,to get to them,you descend.And then,guess what?,
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  • Day4

    L'escala to cadaquea

    September 24, 2015 in Spain ⋅ 🌙 19 °C

    Ruins greek 600 b.c.then Romans. Easy day
    No incada today mostly flat with 1ascent of3 kilometres
    Now in Cardaques, most incredible meal of black paella,anchoviesand sherbet.

    Separate rooms in a suite should be good

  • Day5

    Cardaques to port de la selva

    September 25, 2015 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 22 °C

    Visited cap de creus most easterky part of Spain peni sula.Had to return to Cardaques-anothe 309 nmeters of climbing. Arrived here in Port de la, selva,parked our gear and then climbed another 500 m to visit a monastery. I think I am losing my marbles!

  • Day6

    Port de la Selva a Collioure

    September 26, 2015 in France ⋅ 🌙 18 °C

    Hard day. Lots of climbing and said goodbye to Mariano my good friend and guide.Spent over an hour maybe more trying to find a hotel.Room pretty bad and expensive. But hey check out the hot seafood salad U am having with a carafe of wine to dull the pain.
    Pics.-great swim,french border.. ?,1st french cafe-starving but only booze Welcome to France!Read more

  • Day7

    Collioure to baracas

    September 27, 2015 in France ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    Easy say no hills.Bad cold,didn't even go for my swim.Great information from tourist bureau on how to get to Leucat safely and catch train to Narbonne tomorrow. Then cycle Mudu Cabal to Carcassonne Lovely hotel