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2023-04-01 [4] : El Moro Pass to Xativa

Hi All,

Yesterday was a "smell the roses" day. We took a walk around Bocairent and lounged around our lovely Hotel Estation. We really enjoyed our stay here .. the people are especially nice;)

Winds are still an issue .. but today we decided we could go long and high with a tailwind to take us to our new home in Xativa. 

The bike lane to Beneixama turned out to be freshly paved ... which was a joy!

A sharp right turn in Beneixama  brought us on to CV-657 and the climb to Port del Moro. We settled in to some low gears and enjoyed this climb immensely! Grade was average 5% and an ascent of 385m.

No Summit sign .. so we set up the camera tripod in the middle of the road for the photo. Very quiet up here with just a few cyclists and the odd car and motorbike.

Great downs in to Fontanars del Alforins and coffee and lunch. Beautiful church and town!

The rest of the day was down down down to Xativa at 115m! Really interesting valleys opened up to us with vineyards giving way to olive groves. Yes we got our tailwind finally into Xativa.

We are now settled into this nice apartment in the middle of town for 6 nights! Lots to explore!

81km 800m ascent and 1282m descent!

Marion and Harold

PS: keep the emails coming! We love hearing from you!

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