Two Wheels and Two Gears.. Our plan for a sneaky pre cycle tour outing was not quite as anticipated today.Our bikes were delivered to our Casa and we looked at them with some trepidation.Thanking God that I had my gel saddle cover and proper padded shorts, it was simple to compensate for the rock hard ancient saddles.What wasn't so easy to compensate for was the non functioning gears, the best we could manage was 2 gears front and back.Fine on the flat, but rath...
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Our First Particulares - Villa Cristal Leaving the Hotel Moka, we managed to have only one buttock-clenching moment during the drive back to the autopista (a landslide had blocked most of the road, a sheer drop beside us, the car stalled and was stuck then slid back in the slimy mud, before finally coughing back into life). Once on the main road, we cruised the 80km to the turn off for Vinales, and followed the meandering road to this charming laid-back town. ...