Hotel Du Roc
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... yourself in a good vantage point about 45 minutes before the estimated arrival time of the leaders. You sit, and wait. Then the lead vehicles come past, then the lead cyclists, then some support vehicles, then the peloton and then another line of support vehicles. I wanted to cheer and clap, particularly as the rider in the yellow jersey was an Aussie, Rohan Dennis, but I got fixated on videoing them riding past us. The joys of modern travel. ...
... and sporty cars and motorcycles out for a thrill ride threatened to collide head on with us as we crawled along--a mere dot in the giant landscape. What a drive! We passed Lake La Croix--a giant bowl of turquoise colored water sparkling with the sunlight and surrounded by mountains, and then moved on through the tiny towns of Aix-En-Provence and Riez. The road hugged the mountainside, often with overhanging rocks above and ...
Monday night BBQ for all campers with aperitifs and live music supplied. Great fun with Hank & Karen from Holland along with the others. The host supplied rocket fuel at the end ...
... An adults only playground! Great idea!
We enjoyed walking along the river bank, just sitting and watching the traffic go by; i.e. two dogs and owner, four canoes. We collected some interesting stones to take back to add to our collection at KC's rock of stones, rocks and shells from the many places we have travelled to.
A final swim in the pool before dinner.
A romantic dinner by candlelight to end the ...
... Lake Sainte Croix where we had a most refreshing dip in the clear waters.
The tour took us eight hours in all and evening was casting its shadows in the gorge when we stopped at Hotel du Grand Canyon for a drink on the terrace looking down into the deepest part of the canyon and its jade pools. Corniche Sublime is apparently every rock climbers dream but here we witnessed emergency services sending its helicopter down into the gorge three times to ...
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