Hôtel La Mariande
Travel Blogs from Les Deux-Alpes
... phone woes have continued and I have now spent about E100 on this stinking Orange sim with data package and text which seems to run out in about 20 minutes. For the record my French number is +33 643 841 310 although I am thinking I will go back to using my Aus number and take the roaming pain. Viber is by far the best option and if anyone wants to contact us.
The major trip of the last few days was an outing to St Jean de Luz which is another ...
After a 6am start to go to Golf, then a swim, lunch then on the bikes to Biarritz via the cycle lanes. Being August and Holidays the roads were crazy, it so brilliant to be on the path. We stopped here and there to take in the views etc. The beaches were packed. Cycling was quicker than by car but one had to keep your wits about you ...
When asked to have a round of golf the answer was PourQuoi Pas!
Having not played for at least 6 years, it was time to see whether I would enjoy.
Sharing clubs, Blue Sneakers! Vincent the Early had us booked at 8.00am. The day started with heaps of ribbing, and taking the mickey before we had even reached the first tee.
I hit the ball quite ...
... not too hot and not windy. Large part of the road up in shade which really helped. Being a sunday morning not many cars t all but quite a few bike riders. We overtook some but were overtaken by others. Really enjoyable ride and not too hard at all. It gave us both great encouragement and i definitely want to attempt the even harder climb of the col de Galibier. At the top in the village Alpe D'Huez, in fact almost next door to the shop where we rented the bikes, we found ...
... compared to the ones
Gav’s used to in New Zealand.
We left Biarritz in the
afternoon, drove along small roads avoiding the motorway with the very
expensive toll charges, ended up on an amazing coastal road in northern
Spain and when we reached Lekeitio we found a motorhome parking and
stopped for the ...