Travel Blogs from Saint-Jean-en-Royans
1. All European highways have tolls. Lots of them, and some are very expensive (20 to 30 euros). 2. When American teenage girls do not have access to electronics during the day, they read. Teal is on her third novel and Adia has almost finished her second summer reading book. None of them were short books, but we are doing quite a bit of driving and have not yet turned on a ...
... to get there the next day. Knowing he didn't work weekends and was being relocated to Singapore for a month the week after, this was the only weekend I could visit and go hiking. I could either A. risk finding a train the next morning B. take a bus there wicked early or C. chip in with a rental car and my roommate would drop me off on his way to Paris.
As I was weighing my options, I looked around my room at all of my roommates on the phone and their ...
... Perfume factory in Grasse. Fragonard has been producing perfume since 1926 and is only sold in France, but it can be bought online. It's a company that has maintained its traditions and has been owner by the same family. It's no wonder perfume can be expensive, it takes 3 tonnes of flowers to make one litre of essence. We bought some soaps and Amy's favourite perfume was called ...
... for tomorrow which will include a category one climb. Five of us are going to make a decision when we get to the turn off for the climb about mid morning. Carole and I need to get to a bike shop in Le Bourg-d'Oisans tomorrow to correct some phantom shifting.
I am attaching some pictures from today. More tomorrow from the foot of Alpe d'Huez.
... I had a green salad with baked brie in a phyllo pastry to start and a huge bowl of seafood pasta chock full of tiny mussels and huge chunks of salmon, washed down with a kir.
After dinner, I watched only bits and pieces of the France-Honduras World Cup match, which wasn't much of a match by half time. Right at 45 minutes, France scored on a penalty kick and Honduras went down a man after his second yellow card. It got worse from there.
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- Free parking