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2013 Spain, with France and Andorra

Our three-week trip began on October 6th when we landed in Barcelona.  We picked up our car, which included wireless data, and drove to Carcassonne France, then Andorra La Vella, followed by Tossa De Mar on Spain’s Costa Brava.  We stayed in each place just two nights, which was enough to get a taste, but maybe not a meal.  We returned to Barcelona, met Eric and Alba and began our grand tour of Spain.

Blog Entries:

  • Arrived


    We arrived yesterday in Barcelona. The flight was a little earlier than expected. While there were a few issues with the car rental they were quickly sorted out. Fortunately I got the car I wanted rather than the “or similar” model. A nice addition was wifi which connects to 3GWe drove the 300 km to…

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  • Chateau of Carcassonne

    Chateau of Carcassonne

    Entrance to the castle and access to the ramparts (north wall). The original construction dates back to 4th century Roman times, and 4 or so towers remain along the north wall.

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  • Andorran Pyrenees

    Andorran Pyrenees

    We arrived in the capital Andorra la Vella close to the time I had planned but it took another 30+ minutes to find the hotel. The GPS chose this moment to have a fit. The 3.5 hour, 155 KM drive from Carcassonne was through winding mountain passes and secondary roads. Many were posted as 90…

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