Monday, February 20, 2012

Ski 2012 La Plagne

La Plagne skiing at the end of January 2012, some lovely skiing and some really cold days. If you watch the video look for the sun rflecting off the ice particles in the air.....brrrr!!

Sunday, November 06, 2011

Dunoon Mountain Biking

Monday, June 20, 2011

Olot Again

Went over to Olot in Spain last month for some cycling and walking It was fabulous as always.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Stretching Reality

Stretching Reality

My photo friend and I went up to the south side of Loch Lomond yesterday up the viewpoint of Duncryne Hill. Maybe next time the sun will shine too.

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Winter Skiing at Les 2 Alpes

Monday, September 27, 2010

Portencross Castle public opening

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Collsacabra, Spain

Anne and I spent the past week in lovely sunny Spain, well apart from three evening downpours. Luckily though it stayed dry during daylight hours and we got out to explore the ancient bandit region of the Collsacabra.
This was Anne's fourth visit to the area and my fifth, but there is still plenty left to explore so I expect we will be going back.
Our base at Olot town is an hours drive from Gerona airport connected to Prestwick airport by Ryanair flights twice a day.
This time we hired mountain bikes for a day, not very good bikes but we covered quite a lot of ground through the beach forest to Santa Pau, a well preserved medieval village connected to Olot by some nice rough trails.

The Editorial Alpina maps of the area are excellent but not perfect as demonstated by us spending 3 hours trying to get a walk in a badly mapped set of tracks up at Col de Bracon, nice enough but a navagational lesson learned the hard way.

Now I've all the BTT mountain bike route maps I'd really like to get out there with a decent mountain bike on some of the easier stuff, maybe next spring if I can convince my cycling chum to go.
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