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Travel Blogs from Villard-de-Lans
... cloud with dropping temperatures.
He took a glance to the heavens and shook his head, No No!, not today, come back tomorrow!
We took a drive up the road. It was basically free of cyclists bar a few crazy souls, one guy was trying to descend and basically slowing to a stop at the hairpins, to avoid sliding out. The poor bugger had 21 hairpins to deal with to make the bottom unscathed.
At the summit we visited the bike shop and the owner (a pommie) told us ...
In the hope of getting out of the bad weather of Les Deux Alpes, we headed for our next stop near Lac De Paladru, unfortunately we didn't, if anything the weather was worse with almost constant rain for the 2days we stayed, we were still recovering from our bugs so we again spent most of our time in the van..
We took a couple of walks out in between the showers so again not much to report here....
Just a pin in the map!
Getting up this morning was a bit rough after yesterday's adventure. The weather outside was hideous...still raining and cold and the clouds were coming in through the valley at just above the level of our hotel. It was only 6 degrees Celsius and it wasn't supposed to get warmer than 8 today. We went to the restaurant area for some breakfast and were surprised to see a deviation in the norm as there was no meat or cheese to be found. ...
... feeling great so we don't have much to report from here, we decided to leave after 3 nights as the weather was pretty bad and there was nothing in the forecast to say it was going to improve in the near future....
That is all, we did walk into the local village during a break in the rain so see the few pictures we took...
... in and having a shower, I updated some people back home on where I was.
"You're staying at a random guy's place that you met in Berlin for three days?"
I guess on paper it doesn't look so good. Sorry mom.
But I was fine and trusting, and apparently so was he because he let a strange American girl into his apartment. I sat around and relaxed, regaining energy from the long morning commute. I went outside on the balcony and played ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed