Travel Blogs from Les Carroz
... third round and heavier rain saw us take refuge in The Club, for a platter lunch that stretched until the rain stopped. Further round we realised that it was a bit of an exaggeration to say that most of the route was on a bike path. About 5 kms directly beside Annecy was patched, the rest is shared with the road traffic and there was a lot of it. Made us a little nervous when the b-double tucks passed and we had no helmets on!!!!!! Had me peddling pretty fast at times, but ...
Got up and had breakfast in hotel. Bread toast orange coffee. Lovely breakfast. Drove through beautiful mountains to Grenoble and then onto Annecy. Got hotel Best Western. Lovely room. Bought milk in Spar and food in garage. . Went for walk to old town. Had creeps. Cold Walked and sat by lake. Back to hotel. Lovely ...
... very special about climbing on your own amongst big mountains, especially snow-covered ones. A couple of interesting moments. The first was when my GPS indicated that I had wandered about 2 miles off my route. Somewhat distressing as I had been descending for quite a while. I would have to retrace my steps to where I went off-route. Luckily before I went very far I realised that the GPS was giving a ...
... nature, and of the renaissance architecture. Then we were seated at a simple very small table, with red and white check tablecloth and inexpensive plain tableware. The tables were set side by side with about 10cms between each one. Luc just smiled and shrugged as people worked there way into seats. Not a place for the oversized. Next he came with a hand written menu and sat down beside us to take our order. With lots of entertaining gestures, like, oink oink, pulling at his ...
Wettest day so far. Only 13 miles but felt a lot longer. These Alps are not flat. And when you get a railway, a river, a major road and a footpath all trying to get through a gorge the easiest way is to send the footpath all over the place. Made for some interesting locations. Every now and then my rucksack threatened to give me more momentum at a tricky spot than I really wanted. Still, all safely negotiated and in truth I think the books were being a little ...
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