Motorbike trip to San Sebastian day five

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Today we covered 325 miles from San Sebastian in Spain to Cucugnan in France.

First part of the journey was to make the miles and this meant a bit of this, the most disgusting undrinkable bottom of the ashtray tasting coffee and a make do breakfast.

I don’t know why people back home complain about service stations they’re luxury compared to French ones.

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On our second stop I did find an excellent coffee, happier much happier.

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I found these very nice dark chocolate bars with seeds.

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Needed to check our direction, it was cold and we had a long way to go still. We were now well into France.

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Going up the mountains I could see the rain and mist I was hoping we weren’t passing through it. We were so cold at one point we looked out for a supermarket to buy a fleece but it was Sunday and everything was shut.

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As soon as we turned off the motorway the roads became interesting.

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This was the start of Bikerboy’s biking holiday.

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He had some fun here.

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There were “happy” roads for him but it was just about to get a whole lot better. We went up and around a mountain and suddenly the weather changed drastically, the sun was out and the view was incredible.

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At this point I had my hands around his waist and could feel him chuckling with laughter excited when he saw the zigzag roads ahead, appearing for a long distance.

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What a beautiful part of the world.

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We were near Cucugnan and the roads became perfect for him, a very happy biker.

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The weather within an hour around the mountains went from us needing a fleece to feeling as if we were thrown into an oven again.

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And there was Cucugnan on a hill top in the distance.

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On arrival it appeared the bike had a sprocket problem, and this would jeopardise our trip.

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