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Travel Update and Monday’s Links for Curious People

Posted by on July 4, 2011

Driving in the Pyreneese

Driving in the Pyreneese

The last week has seen me traveling around the Catalonian Pyreneese Mountains in Northern Spain. It has been a lot to do and see in a rather short period of time, but it has been a wonderful experience.

It began with an absolutely horrible day traveling and ended learning some really great things about a region I knew next to nothing about.

Joantxo Llantada, the marketing maestro who set up the Formula 1 Blog Trip, arranged for me to travel around Spain for the next month by contacting various regional tourist boards. The start of my Spain trip was going to be in Catalonia. On Wednesday I set out from Valencia and took the 7am flight to Barcelona where I would rent a car and then drive up to Andorra. (more…)