Italy Morocco Pyrenees
Part 13: Lourdes - La Seu d'Urgell
Without much time in our hands we leave the city of Lourdes unexplored except the rather indifferent part we've seen around our hotel. What definitely is anything but indifferent is riding on the D918 back in the scenic hug of Pyrenees. We make it up to Col de Soulor:
The background is blurry as it gets due to fog.
Riding on the D918 is pure joy. Want proof? You got it. These are taken right were "Upper" Pyrenees meet "Atlantic" Pyrenees:
Want some more? Be my guest:
We soon find ourselves riding in dense fog with visibility down to just a few meters. The worst so far. Pete and Kim are ahead of me but I can't see them anymore. After a right corner I see Kim's figure in the clouds waving hands to make me stop. I nearly miss her. We are at Col d' aubisque just above 1700m so they had stopped at the local cafe that we rush to enter to leave the freezing cold behind. No images make sense except this one when it clears up a bit: