Spain - prelude
In the previous summar, we (Bart and Bram) had cycled in the Alps and it had rained continuously. This year we want to go somewhere with better weather. After considering Hungary and Croatia we eventually decided on Spain. We planned to take a bus to the Pyrenees and then cycle to the south of Spain. From there, we would take a different route back north while also climbing the Pico Veleta, the highest road in Europe. If we have enough time we would even visit Morocco. The total length of the planned route was at least 2650 km. In terms of gear, we brought roughly the same as during our trip to the Alps, except that we carried more sunscreen and lighter clothes. We also bought tropical hats and carried a GPS in addition to paper maps. Lastly, Bart bought an MSR Hubba tent to bring instead of his bivy bag.