Hotel Shackleton Mountain Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
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We've left Lourmarin with some sorrow, but soon perked up when we got into the Alps. It's been a perfect day, the trees are turning Autumn colours and although it's 26 degrees there's snow on the high tops. Briancon has this amazing fort built to keep the Italians out many years ago. Tomorrow we go over the mountain to Italy toward ...
... year Italy's farmers are growing Sweetcorn....lots of them. Very good but there were fields and fields of them. There wasnt a great deal going on, the only thing of note was the studied ignorance of the lady working behind the buffet counter, she was great, she made everyone wait and remained unflustered as the queues built up. Order a drink and she'd walk away from you, after you eventually got served she would consult ...
Our day in Castiglioncello,.. rain, thunder and lightning ,.. we had it all. Sitting in the Motorhome,.. watching the rain come down,.. is really calming. I have to share a funny story,.. As the afternoon wore on,.. and the rain got heavier,.. It appeared that the gutter outside out campsite blocked up and the water backed up into our campsite. It created quite a stream and started to erode the gravel surface of the site. Our Resident Manager called 'the council' to report ...
... and we very much enjoyed the 31km descent and stopping in Arvieux for a burger, salad and proper coffee! We made it to the campsite in good time and glorious sunshine so we went straight in the pool! Time to rest now as we have another big challenge tomorrow. The book describes the climb tomorrow as 'testing'. ...
The title says it all! Today we cycled from Valloire to Briancon over the Col du Galibier (2646m). The weather was against us pretty much all day, as we woke to pouring rain forcing us to drag everything inside and practically take over the sites shower block! We left several hours later with just croissants and pain au chocolats in our stomach. The climb up to the col was a relentless 17.5km at 7%, so blood ...