Hostellerie du Val de Sault
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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This entry by Tom.
After two days of wet riding, today could hardy have gone any better.
A much better than average breakfast after a good night's sleep in a much more comfortable than average bed at what is now mon hotel Ó Gap, we loaded the van and mustered the troops.
With four of us interested in the longer route …
... glass of rosÚ there for sentimental reasons before the homeward journey.
Once back in Aix, no one wanted to say goodbye, so after an extended leave taking from Edward, we retired to the nearest bar with Will, Jill and Caroline for a bottle of the best Sauvignon and a debrief of a fun day learning more about France's hidden depths, not to mention its political scene :)
... a fancy plate of caramelised fennel and tomatoe. All just superb. The lads had desserts of granache tart and citron meringue. I had a spare spoon. The granache tart had caramelised granache grapes on a tart with creme fraise. Superb. It ended a wonderful day with a Marc liqueur from the area. We then climbed (albeit slowly) back up to the top of the hill to enjoy the church lights over the ruins and the ancient village. A wonderful experience in one of the most beautiful places in the ...
... some 30km later we ascended the other side of the gorge via an amazing road of VERY tight hairpin bends - first gear for most of them!! Then, after the plateau, we descended into a village and, while drinking coffee realised that we had only covered 40 miles in an hour and a half. We needed to press on and duly did so. The roads got quicker and we stopped for a lateish lunch in Orange. Having sorted out some satnav issues, we headed for Mont ...
Waking to another day in Provence, we mingled with the locals at the Forcalquier market. It was a particularly good one too. The clothing, bags and such stuff seemed better than normal. We were particularly taken with the lady selling this unusual almond meal and fruit fudge stuff - delicious. The downside is that I bought a slice which cost E33! - about $50!!!!! oops. We continued on sampling cheese, salami, dips [including a terrific ...