Pierre & Vacances Residence L'Albane
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Vars
... the landscape, the view
premiers secours – first aid
trousse des premiers secours – first-aid kit
la randonnée – a walk, a hike; walking or hiking
- faire une randonnée – to hike, go on a hike : Je fais une randonnée
un sentier– path, trail
sentier balisé – marked ...
... as well as mounting sundials. Some buildings have two, and every one is different.
We drove up the mountain from the campsite to Puy St Vincent. We can see a chapel from our pitch. In fact we found three churches in the village, which is spread out across the mountain-tops. It must be a skiing destination as many of the buildings advertised rooms or appeared to be ski lodges. Many of the houses in this region have ...
... to enjoy the view or even slightly appreciate the very light cross tail wind. But after 3 cols at the back end of a 147km day, it's hard to embrace the positives. I think I'll call this section the "valley of death" (no Australian shipbuilding industry parallels intended).
On the final 5km grind, I come across the Aqua Blue guys again and ask where their team car is (I was keen to hold the side mirror for a km or so). They ...
... t put on any weight, in fact I reckon I've lost a few kilos , though as I get more comfortable with the surroundings I expect to eat more and I've been trying out the local beers. I haven't gone running as planned ( no time) but have ran at times to get to things. There has been lots of opportunities to go mountain biking but I don't feel as if I'm missing out. Hopefully I will be able to get some fitness before the Scott24hr race which is 2 ...
Today we go to the roof of Europe, Cime de la Bonette, at 2800m. A time trial of 23km, over which we climb 1562m. Should take me about 2 hours. Sounds easy, right? Wonder why the organisers have put two aid stations on the course, plus one at the top?
We are starting, in usual TT fashion, from slowest to fastest rider, in groups of 75 each half hour. Having checked this morning, I discover I ...