Hotel Le Lion d'Or
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... even have that?
There are a lot of toll highways
At breakfast you get a bowl and must decide if you want to use it for coffee or for cereal....I took 2 bowls anyways
The coffee and bread continue to be delicious
New French words:
câlin = cuddly (there was a lengthy discussion on cats)
amerissage = landing over water
arobase = at sign (@)
Zoé (yep, I've gone French)
I had 350 miles to cover if I wanted to hit France today, I couldn't face that on the back roads so did 200 miles on the Italian motorways, 3 hours & 26 Euro later.....I got back onto the A roads. It took me the best part of 6 hours to cover 150 miles over the mountains. I told the Satnav to avoid motorways and toll roads and then take me the shortest route......I can't decide whether that was a mistake or not because altitude wise I peaked ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...