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... off admiring the Matterhorn and surrounding mountains, marvelling at the weirdness of swimming in the Swiss alps........ they tell me it was freezing, but to be expected.
Home again, up the 150 steps, mike in the kitchen, rest time, cards, drinks, dinner and bed.
... step out the hotel door into some real heat after a couple of months of really cold wet Adelaide winter. Time to slip, slop, slap...with the sunscreen!
Last time I was here the weather was terrible, it rained for the whole duration...not this time!
Mont Revard winds it's way up from directly behind the town. On a sunny day it makes for superb views out over Aix Les Bains and lake Le Bourget. I ...
... works ok....But the rear-vision is....ummm.... a bit distorted....since the mirror is in a thousand pieces....Now I have to waste a whole day buying and fitting a new mirror.....as Treas has already pointed-out to me 4 times....so far...But - back to Chambery....we wandered the streets of the old-city for a while before we hit the old Chateau and did the tourist tour through that, which was ho-hum okay. but, as we exited the main building we came across an exhibition of contemporary ...
A big day today; It's Alpe d'Huez. It's 13.5km long and has 21 switchbacks. After yesterday's loosener upper I feel pretty good and also after last night's welcome dinner.
A big breakfast as they do in Le Tour and then we take the bags to the bus and on the way. We travel to a few kms out of Bourg d'Oisans where the bikes are unloaded and we get changed into our lycra.
While waiting for the bikes I look around at the mountains surrounding us. They ...
... br> After my day in Annecy, I was never so glad to sit down in an itchy bus seat in all my life. I fell asleep and awoke to find myself in an alpine valley. Big, dark mountains loomed over us, their tops lost in clouds.
At the St. Gervais bus/train station, the helpful attendant kept pointing at the train schedule, which indicated that the next train was at 8 a.m. the next day. Not ok. Inside the station, I was relieved ...