Grand Hotel Besson
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Bar Gritty, opposite station, 2.30pm
I have just driven through the Fréjus tunnel from Modane, France to Bardonecchia, Italy. Coming out of the tunnel and seeing the buildings you are in no doubt that you're in a different country. I'm not sure what it is – the size of them, the style of roofs, or the windows – but they’re definitely different from French. I guess with the mountains ...
... leads me to two possibilities – my feet smell really bad or someone has urinated. Yuck.
There’s a great big display case by the tills in here, with different Opinel knives contained within. There’s an Opinel museum in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. You can tell that this handy pocket knife is a much-loved icon of the area. ...
... I could not reach the top on a bike I had borrowed for the afternoon. I was only a couple of miles short but the muscles in my legs had run out of capacity, shall we say. So I’ve come for a recce before I attempt the same ride this week. ...
... it says many a good time has been passed here and many a fag smoked in the process. At the bottom of the stairs, the Michelin map of Europe with the grubby wear marks over Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, gives another angle to the tale.
Tonight’s meal was – three-cheese panini, chips and coke. Followed up by baguette and camembert leftover from lunch, plus out-of-date Snickers and out-of-date Coke ...
... street correction, we were shown the hills and not the autostrada. Later in the morning we bypassed congested Portofino and discovered Camogli, a smaller beach town further north. Another great discovery was Sacra Di San Michele, a magnificent mountain top monastery west of Torino. At the end of the day, we rolled into Briancon, a French ski resort town just over the border with ...