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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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We left Sauvignone soon after 09:00 and took the autostrade to Turin and then onwards to Briancon. We stopped at Momtgenevre where relatively fresh snow had been swept for the road into piles on the car park. This was hard to believe as it was actually 20c with brilliant sunshine when we were there! The views of the Alps with snow covered tops, ...
... up to the Chateau and then around the old Medieval center a bit before popping in to the Cafe de Ducs. We had a beer, a glass of wine and a snack, all with a canal side view of the Thiere, the main canal, and the Palais de l'Isle as the sun set over the town.
We found a place for dinner called La Taverne Savoyarde and I was able to get moules frites which were were to die for! Stephne had a 'specialitie de nos montagnes' -- ...
... this didn't happen, as strong NE winds set in and stayed for days, so instead we went for beach walks, cycle rides and basically chilled. The sun was out and we were able to still wear shorts but the strong winds didn't shift for days. We met a couple called Jill and Phil on their Jeaneau 42 Called a Stoke of Luck 3 and enjoyed some evenings on board their boat and Sega together. The winds finally eased so we left and set off for Les Sables, when ...
... weather. Picked up a Renault Clio.
Arrived Aix-Les-Bains at 18:45, in steady rain.
Dinner at Chez les Copains, pretty good. Excellent Tarte Citron
Our hotel is on a road that winds it's way for 20km up to the top of Montee Revard. Hopefully I can get a solid ride in tomorrow and crack this sucker.
... as to why something is the way it is. Often, that is just how it has been done here for the past 500 years.
“J'ai trébuché”. (I tripped). Which comes form the word trebuchet which is a catapult-like weapon used in the medieval ages. It could fling projectiles of up to three hundred and fifty pounds (140 kg) at high speeds into enemy fortifications. So really the French people are projecting themselves forward at high speeds just like dangerous ...