Andorra – 7. No snow, but mountains are still fun

One of the other great things about this country was it was still warm when visiting in late September.  Outside of winter, Andorra has mountain biking and hiking to attract visitors.

It seemed that much of lifts that take you on to the mountains were dismantled and mothballed for the time being.

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This big ticket office and waiting lounge with storage for skis should be really busy during the winter, but I was only there with a tiny handful of people.

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I just spent a brief time on top of the hill.

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Smaller ski lifts not working.

IMG_20180930_141506024 1024 IMG_20180930_134416895-EFFECTS 1024Mountain golf.   Buy the balls from a vending machine, and practice your swing to hit them off of this platform next to a cafe and try and get them in this small 1m or so wide basket.  Locals keeping the foliage tidy

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On the way out of the lift hall, I could see that big expansion plans for this place.

This was about 3km of so from El Tarter.

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Next 8. An abundance of cosy mountain apartments

 

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