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by Simon_100
Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Never Been to The Pyrenees.
Replies: 272
Views: 33030

Re: Never Been to The Pyrenees.

Hey, don't worry - I said it is brilliat and I mean it! You just have to be prepared that's all - stubborness is a definite asset! As is being fifty - ah I remember it well!!! You just have to take the climate into account and not for granted. Much of central Spain has a thermal inversion phenomeon,...
by Simon_100
Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Never Been to The Pyrenees.
Replies: 272
Views: 33030

Re: Never Been to The Pyrenees.

Hi, As Pat's in the Frozen North I'm standing in as the honouray Spaniard: You're going to have really serious cold in late December/January Up to 10 degrees below is normal and it could be worse, plus snow and ice! The only way you can avoid this kind of weather is to go down the Mediterranian corr...
by Simon_100
Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Never Been to The Pyrenees.
Replies: 272
Views: 33030

Re: Never Been to The Pyrenees.

Hi Stoic, Hmm. Well, yes and no! Firstly, I'm not sure about France, off my manor so to speak, but in Spain you have to treat SatNavs with considerable caution - they lie! Either saying that perfectly good roads are dirt trails or vice-versa! Secondly: there is a route over the border from Corflens ...
by Simon_100
Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Never Been to The Pyrenees.
Replies: 272
Views: 33030

Re: Never Been to The Pyrenees.

You're more than welcome! B) See below for the broader picture for the rest of our readers: Luxmontsec.jpg Regs Simon PS - now that Pat is safely on his way to the Frozen North, I, in my wisdom, am going for a day out tomorrow in Los Monegros, between Lleda and Zaragoza - just about the only desrt t...
by Simon_100
Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Never Been to The Pyrenees.
Replies: 272
Views: 33030

Re: Never Been to The Pyrenees.

Hi Guys and Gals, I've just been introduced to this 'ere excellent Forum by my mate Barcelona Pat while we had a coffee on his way to Bilbao. With a bit of luck he should be enjoying one of my 'Ace Rides' along the Pyrenees as I write this! Thanks for you're comments on my somewhat ongoing blog/site...

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