Mountain Biking

Our Tour of Alpes De Haute Provence

Posted on June 23, 2014

Shaun has now finished his first two parts of his Paragliding course so we have gone off to explore Provence and to see what it has to offer. Digne-Les-Bains Digne as it is commonly referred to, was our first stop. It is the capital of the Alpes de Haute-Provence, and the only city in the long stretch of mountains between Orange and Turin, it has a thriving boulevard of cafés mixed with smart shoe-shops, chocolate shops and bookshops. ...

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Orange Groves in Spain

Posted on April 27, 2014

We are now sat writing this blog from an Aire surrounded by orange groves in Eastern Spain.  Well we are actually between Barcelona and Valencia on our way down to Portugal.We left Bourg St Maurice on Wed morning after I had a great afternoon on Tue skiing with Shaun and Tom. I am proud to say I skied fast enough to be in the boys team (father!!!) and they didn't have to hang around too much for me.We headed south and stopped off at Chatea...

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Mountain Biking -Totana Spain

Posted on March 30, 2014

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. The Aire turned out to be lovely (see above photos), with new ...

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