Another chance to get away from normality, whatever that is. This time, although the intended destination was the Lake District, we find ourselves just East
Ok, I didn’t quite give up after the last message. I was determined to get to the summit of the Plateau de Beille, and despite
Quite odd cycling in the snow, not loosing traction at all unless I go onto the compacted snow where a vehicle has been. Anyway, nice
No sooner did I mention in the last post that there was no snow on the road, when just around the next bend, there was!
Just starting to hit the snow line now, in the shaded spots. Nothing on the roads, and a little bit further yet to part area
Wild horses as we break through the tree line still not quite the cracking views of a few days ago, but we are still climbing.
Interesting on the way up, a blast on the way back down. At least there are guard rails! Up to 1430m now, just went through
This hill really is relentless. Its hardly changed grade since we set off. Not quite a bottom gear job for me, just no rest unless
Trees starting to thin out and reveal the view. Mel taking it slow but steady. I’m making good progress despite the 15kgs of baggage, the
Steady but relentless climb. We are the red diamond on the map, having started by the chateau to the left of Pech. Going by the