Italy Morocco Pyrenees
Part 12: St. Girons - Lourdes
Isn't it great when the weather is actually better than its forecast? Yes it is and that's the case as we leave Ripoll behind going North up the Pyrenees. Lovely weather, beautiful scenery, flawless tarmac, what more can I ask for?
Riding up the N260 is so nice but... let's be honest... there's no where you will regret ANY serpentine road around the Pyrenees. The oldest mountain range in Europe is a masterpiece and I repeat the previous comment on any occasion I am asked tips about this wonderful part of Europe. Have a look at my view to Serra de Montgrony during a short stop I had close to the French border:
That black spot in the sky on the right image above could be an eagle!
We soon get higher in spirit and altitude:
And also soon the conditions change dramatically with cold and fog: