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Your search for 03/2014 returned 13 results.


Mountain Biking -Totana Spain

We decided after two days of being on the motorways of Spain it was time for a little rest from driving and have a bit more fun. So we chose an Aire (that cost us €7 per night) in the hills above a place called Totana, near Murcia. The area is really good for mountain biking and walking so it was an ideal stop off point on our long drive to Portugal. ...

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Shaun and Tom’s Powder Days – France.

What a good few days we've had. The conditions have been fantastic, plenty of powder, sunshine, empty slopes and lots of fun. Tom has been setting Strava (a phone App) each day to see how far and how fast we've been going; over the three days we managed to cover 146 miles, gain 91000ft (thats almost 28km) of elevation overall and hit a max speed of 50.6mph. Oh!!! ...

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Bourg St Maurice – France

We are now in the town of Bourg St Maurice, the centre for the Paradiski ski area of Les Arcs and La Plagne. We booked into a camp site for a few days as we thought it would be easier to ;one, sort our admin out (washing and cleaning) and two; have electric, showers and fresh water. We also thought it would be easier in the campsite as Tom (our good friend), was ...

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Megeve Skiing – France

We decided to make a detour on our way to Bourg St Maurice (Les Arcs) to go and see one of Shaun's old friends, from his Army days. John, who now manages a few ski chalets with his wife his good lady Tracey, in Megeve. We have skied all over the French Alps with our family and friends over the years but we have never been to Megeve.  What a pleasant surprise, it ...

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Via Ferreta before lunch – France.

Today we continued our journey south towards Bourg St Maurice to arrive by Thur. Our route since we left Dunkirk has only been on A roads, no toll roads for us we wanted to see the real France off the beaten track.  On average we have travelled about 80 miles a day before deciding to stop for the night. During our journey to Nantua our next destination for this ...

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