11:32

TdF time! Always entertaining smile No pictures of the actual race because I was too busy watching & waving the 'roo! grin

20:16

Remember that cold snap yesterday? Nah, us neither! wink Wonderful evening at Golf de Bigorre smile

10:22

Today we made the 'mistake' of trying a very small ski station at a very busy time in very hot weather. Oh well... wink

11:21

Snowshoeing at Payolle. Fabulous day. Am not convinced odd footwear was required but it made things entertaining wink

12:51

XC Skiing at Payolle. Thank you Claire, our very patient guide, for showing the way. What a perfect day for it! smile

16:48

Apres ski in a nice cosy bar. Love Pratiwi's bowl of hot chocolate, but went something more refreshing wink Cheers! grin

10:28

Back up the Col du Tourmalet. Although something's a little bit different this time... wink grin

10:14

Another perfect day on the slopes. Lucky at least one of us changed something in their outfit! wink

09:46

Bonjour from the Grand Tourmalet. Awesome day on the piste. Imagine when the other half of the resort is open! wink grin

21:09

Bike club dinner. No-one behind because us newbie pommies sat at the last table. Don't worry, we weren't alone! wink grin

12:30

Xmas 2016. Fabulous lunch with fabulous views & fabulous friends. How much fabulous can you handle? grin Hic! grin wink

18:44

Happy holidays to all! Wonderful xmas eve dinner with friends here. Thx for that & lending us a tree for this shot wink

14:22

Afternoon stroll: Col de Beyrede to ridge above. Just made snow line. Spectacular & one of the best short walks here!

09:11

Bonjour Paris! And... au revoir. Not a bad morning for a quick walkabout.

19:33

Dinner in Paris. Rather nice Coq au vin for me, something odd for her wink Sitting watching the world go by. Cheers!

18:13

La Chouffe is fantastic beer & rare to find it on tap. Cheers! grin #CentralParisPricesMadeThisMostExpensivePintEver!

12:44

Short walk near Lac de Payolle. Well, it' can't be glorious sunshine all the time & besides, I quite like the mist tongue

12:12

Post-recovery, recovery wink Cheers from Saint-Lary-Soulan! grin

10:55

Beautiful day for a recovery ride in the vallée d'Aure. Full on 'recovery' too, my heart rate average was 88bpm grin wink

14:13

Hike to Estany de Gerber, past another two smaller lakes. This pretty high up in the Spanish Pyrenees, around 2150m.

14:13

Let's take a selfie! wink Oh... and another picture of the cows. Because you can never have enough pictures of cows! wink

12:25

Lunch date at Payolle. Special day or something wink The confit du canard & gateau basque awesome & very affordable! grin

21:47

Impromptu dinner. French moule frite very nice, but sorry, still not as good as the Belgiums! Great dessert though tongue

18:38

I did say we couldn't get a whole leg due to lack of slicing equipment in the snail. Lucky we're visiting friends! smile

12:39

Haven't done anything touristy for a while so: Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Yes, it's tough being a tourist! wink

15:06

Post lunch walk home along the beach. Think that sangria is still working on someone wink grin

13:30

Great tapas bar in Sitges. Fresh kebabs, sausages, etc. came round regularly. Yum! tongue Sangria seems effective too! wink

14:35

Is tricky to find a good curry in Europe so just this once happy to enjoy some 'Brits Abroad' dining wink tongue Cheers! grin

13:29

Lovely sunny bike path cruise with Pratiwi. Then I nipped up Hautacam. You know, just because it's right there! grin wink

10:46

Planned a little walk up to the Pibeste this morning. Sadly cut short, but what we did manage was really very nice!

14:05

Visiting the gite we first stayed in back in 2012. View here is always fantastic. Esp. on another sunny winter's day!

13:42

Happy times in Porto. What an wonderful, beautiful place. Especially on a day like today. We loved it here! smile :) smile

13:29

Having fun in Cares Gorge. Perfect day for a hike! grin

12:51

Stroll along the coast around Cancale. Past local festivities. Oysters everywhere! Don't worry, we had some later tongue

10:46

Here we are on the edge of Preikestolen. Major goal of the trip & didn't disappoint! Simply breathtaking. Literally!

12:12

Solvorn-Ornes ferry on foot. Bit nippy & breezy on fjord (Lustrafjorden that is). Typical Norwegian experience! wink

12:27

Geirangerfjord from Flydalsjuvet. Road with all the hairpins at far end is Ornesvingen where I was riding repeats grin

11:32

Start of short hike up to Vesterasfjellet. We had to go by the 'waterfall steps' again. Much better with sunshine smile

16:58

This is Viewpoint Rampestreken. Rather spectacular... to anyone not spoilt by hiking here over Romsdalseggen ridge wink

12:36

On the Romsdalseggen ridge. All smiles now the mist has cleared smile

10:21

Short hike up to Roche des vieux chevaux (great views down to the site we're staying at) & Lac de Lispach.

12:55

Roaming London like a couple of backpackers wink In past life I would walk through Liverpool St station daily. Surreal!

15:40

Small cafe/beer garden near Birkweiler. Been ill last few days but now this is beginning to feel like a holiday! grin

17:20

Fooling around with selfies. Please forgive us, but this is the very spot where we were married. Happy memories smile

20:45

There comes a time one simply can't eat more fried banana. Luckily, cafes, tea & cake are here for such moments wink tongue

17:50

Dinner at Murni's Warung. Sorry, it's been a long day. Well, for some, who were up running at sunrise if you recall!

17:50

After sunset... time for the food. Yum! tongue And the obligatory 'seafood cooking over smoking coconut husks' shot wink

17:00

Pre-dinner drinks at Menega Cafe. Waiting for the sunset 'show' to begin...

06:00

Putting on a brave face after 2:30am start! Easily worth the sleep deprivation, even if you can't tell from this! wink

10:55

At Coban Rondo. That spray was refreshing smile