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Salut mes chatons,
This weekend, Laura and I decided to go and spend the whole week on a mountain! Her infatuation with snow coupled with my infatuation of plummeting down said snow with a thin piece of fiberglass attached to my feet made it the perfect getaway!
Much like the roundtrip bus tickets and skilift deal we received in …
Like Hannibal and his elephants we took it upon ourselves to traverse the mighty Alps in our trusty Citroen. Driving over the Col du Glandon on our way to the village of Le Bourg D'Oisains we arrived just as the weekly markets were about to open.
A tasty breakfast of brioche and grande cafe at the local boulangerie and we were set for shopping and cycling. A visit to the local cycle shop to enquire about climbing the Alpe was in order as conditions were terrible, pouring rain ...
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!
... a bit disappointing really and had us wishing for the breakfast we'd become so accustomed to. I made a mental note not to joke about the breakfasts any more. There were two table fulls of 60'ish year old Netherlanders that were deafeningly loud, proving the theory of the Belgium folks that we'd met the evening before.
As we made our way back to the room, Connie pointed out an interested fact. She was too short to kick ...
We left Valloire and headed towards Les Deux Alpes, we had been warned of a cycle event going on from Valloire and as the site didn't mind what time we left we thought we would hold off as late as possible to leave and hopefully let the bike event finish, we only had 45 miles to do so it made sense!
We left site just after 3pm, within ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHipark Grenoble
Very inexpensive, beautiful interior and very close to the train station. The neighborhood isn't as nice as the hotel but great kebabs and food nearby!! Definitely my favorite hotel when I am in Grenoble!
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