Road Biking

Algodonares – Spain.

Posted on December 3, 2014

We had come to Algodonales so that Shaun could Paraglide around the local mountains. We had been told that the flying conditions here at this time of year were good and warm weather too. We hoped we would not be disappointed on both accounts. We had checked Internet sites and consulted the Aires book, to see if there was any campsites nearby, nada! So we asked a restaurant if we could park in their car park for the night, if we ate in ...

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Falesia – Portugal

Posted on November 20, 2014

This is a great commercial Aire. It is in fact the sister Aire to the one we visited in Silves. But I must admit this is in a far better location. The site is immaculate each of the pitches are marked out and most have electric points. The cost was €8.00 a night this included water, hot water showers, electric and WIFI. There were washing machines available at a cost of €4.00. The site was about 500m from the beach through a ...

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Almeida – Portugal.

Posted on October 16, 2014

Almeida. Our first stop over the boarder into Portugal was the Fortified town of Almeida. The aire is just outside the walls of the town and has a toilet block. The aire book does say it has x2 electric points. We did see electric leads being run from van to van of some of the French motorhomers that were parked closer to the toilets. We have solar panels so it didn't matter. There was a maze of quaint streets with local ...

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The Alps In August – France.

Posted on August 30, 2014

After returning from my expedition we had a week in La Motte du Caire at a campsite (with a pool) for me to settle back into life with my boys and living in Myrtle our motorhome before we set off on our travels again.We had 7 days to travel 259 miles back to the Alps to meet our friends (Sarah, Ian and James) in Les Gets for some more mountain biking, paragliding, socialising and drinking more wine.This is how we got there.First Stop: ...

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