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Travel Blogs from Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
But it’s all an experience, doing car repairs en franšais. I’m amazed really, that at half past four on a Friday afternoon a) anyone is up for doing any work, and b) they can whip the wheel off, and the tyre, and fix a puncture, all within about 15 minutes.
... all up the Maurienne valley has been cloudy and rainy – and snowy higher up – all day. Generally grim in other words. Here is actually sunny, albeit a bit chilly.
The other thing is I have just had a cappuccino in Italy. There was no chocolate powder on top. Just frothy milky coffee. I have no idea if that’s an authentic cappuccino or not, but it tasted good.
I'm in McDonalds because it’s open and it sells food. Finding something vegetarian that constitutes a meal is a little tricky. Two cheese croque-monsieurs, large fries and a vanilla milk shake. As I sit here in the four-seat diner style booth, I can smell something funny. It smells like a horse has ...
Plan Lachat, between Valloire and the Col du Galibier, 7pm
I'm part way through driving up to the Col du Galibier, a beast of a mountain. It’s such a beast of a mountain that many years ago when I was working in Valloire ...
Hotel St Georges, 10pm
Today I have been pretty much entirely driving my car. From 8.30am to 6pm with a few quick stops.
There appear to be a few positive side effects of paying tolls to use the motorways in France. Such as there is less traffic, and I guess, consequently the traffic flows more smoothly and faster. And lots of service areas to stop and use a toilet or get some air before you drop ...
Other places to stay in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
Quartier Les Bruyeres, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Quartier les Balcons des Bruyeres, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville | 3 star hotelfrom $66
les Grangeraies, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville | 3 star hotelfrom $288
rue des Choumettes, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville | 4 star hotelfrom $107
rue Notre Dame, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville | Hotelfrom $137
Saint Marcel, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville | 5 star hotelfrom $269