Puerto Pollensa 2016

This was to be a holiday of two halves. For the first week, we had the family with us, we were five adults plus our two-year-old grandson Leo. This is something we have always wanted to do, but only now, in retirement, can we afford to treat everyone. Week two was just myself and Kathryn; we walked and I hired a bike for three days. We jokingly said that we needed the second week to recover from the first.
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Tenerife – 2015

It’s a nice area and as I was going up & not down the views were very different. Felt strong on the climbs and heart rates were very low. Sat for a while in the sun taking in the stunning views whilst eating lunch. Came out onto the Tiede road at 950m and enjoyed the descent down to La Orotava which I last did slowly in the thick wet mist a few days ago. Continue reading Tenerife – 2015

Best Bike Rides 2015-4

Number 4 Teide Downhill Caught the ‘Bike Bus’ to Tiede Parador (hotel) and cycled ‘home’. A small fee allows you to put your bike in the bus and get driven up the Parador at 2300m, mostly mountain bikers looking for the many interesting trails back to sea level. There was still quite a lot of up in my route but one of the best ever descents from El Portillo to La … Continue reading Best Bike Rides 2015-4