Hotel Castillan

Le Village, 05320 , La Grave, Provence, 05320, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from La Grave

Alpe D'Huez here I come!

A travel blog entry by kochwebb on Jul 08, 2014

1 comment, 18 photos

Getting up this morning was a bit rough after yesterday's adventure. The weather outside was hideous...still raining and cold and the clouds were coming in through the valley at just above the level of our hotel. It was only 6 degrees Celsius and it wasn't supposed to get warmer than 8 today. We went to the restaurant area for some breakfast and …

Mother nature gives me an ass-whoopin!

A travel blog entry by kochwebb on Jul 07, 2014

1 comment, 28 photos

As we settled in for the evening last night a rain began to fall. By morning the rain had stopped and while there were some low clouds, it was similar to what we experienced in Albertville with a mix of sun and cloud. I went down for breakfast while Connie slept in a bit. Guess what I had? Ok, a hint...it rhymes with eat, peas, ed and aerial. After …

Hannibal and his elephants

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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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 ...

Sun and cycling through the wildflowers

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... wonderful villages up near the top that mainly service the ski traffic in winter and summer hikers. Two km from the summit of Col du Mollard is one such village, Albiez-Montrond. It can been seen in the pic from the summit view and where I filled my bidons.

I descended the other side of the climb and started with and Italian rider who I left behind a few k's down. He caught up at the bottom in the town of St Jean and said in broken ...

Riding through the mist

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Woke up with high hopes of an early ride today looked out the window and could not believe how far down the mountain the cloud had rolled. Climbing big Cols was out of the question.

We took an early morning trip St Jean de Maurienne to stock up on supplies and have a coffee and croissant. The weather started getting worse so it was time for bread, cheese, salami and wine.

By the afternoon the rain stopped ...

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