Monthly Archives: July 2011

CYCLING THE TOUR DE FRANCE ALPINE COLS NEAR LAKE ANNECY (A painful tale of mishap)

Machismo Dissolves: Take a novice, a clapped out rented bike, horrific weather and a few of the toughest Alpine cols and this is what happens !!! I’ve often watched sporting disasters unfold from a safe spot somewhere behind my microphone but never … Continue reading

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TRAMUNTANA MOUNTAINS THUMBNAIL – THE GOOD, THE BAD + THE UGLY

NORTH WEST MALLORCA – THE TRAMUNTANA MOUNTAINS Mark Robson dips into the Tramuntana to find stunning scenery, some good hiking as well as razor vines, rabid dogs and insane farmers ! A week after the Picos experience I was off … Continue reading

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Picos De Europa Mountains Six Day Hiking Tour

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PICOS DE EUROPA MOUNTAINS DAY ONE – FUENTE DE TO DIEGO MELLA REFUGE (5 hrs 30 mins) You meet quite a few Dutch folk in the Picos and there is your instant dichotomy. Flat Holland and mega steep Spanish limestone. … Continue reading

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