Residence Maeva Les Balcons du Soleil
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Gee, usually everyone else uploads blog entries so I just toss in a couple of photos. Everyone must be tired today after our personal-best making day of 3100m climbing over 119 km distance. I too am tired so this will be brief.
Fortunately the weather was accommodating today, giving us cooler temperature and primarily clouded conditions ...
... Peter. He'd been having tummy troubles to various degrees for about a week and today it was serious enough that he packed in and called for Caroline to pick him up. This morning at the start, he installed one of the spare wheels (front) from the van on his bike since he'd been having some trouble with his. But now since he'd be off the bike for the rest of the day, we transferred it over to Linda's bike so now we wouldn't have to worry about the patch holding up.
... it quite achievable. We then carried on, but having been told by the woman at our last hotel that restaurants etc would not be open on a Monday, we stopped at a grocery store at 1215, and ate our lunch in the parking lot. We had not gone more than 2 Kms after that when we found lots of places where we could have sat like civilized people. Our route then joined the day's route for the last 30-40kms. As ...
... a few minutes later.
This was the big climb of the day, about 10 km at around an 8% average. Much of this climb was cut into the side of a valley with a number of switchbacks so the views were impressive including the always popular snowy peaks. Not so popular were the swarms of flies following us up.
After photos at the top with Michael and Mesfin and the every-present cows it was a short descent before going up to ...
In what is turning into a common refrain, last night my legs felt so good - in spite of yesterday's extra travails - that I was taking the stairs 2 at a time, whereas this morning I had definitely lost the spring in my step. Part of the problem might've been due to insufficient sleep, as I had stayed up late to get this blog all caught up (and still missed a few things, like the memorial to ...