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We had a leisurely start to the day with a 8 am wake up call. Being in France I had croissants and pastries for breakfast which were so nice, ohh la la!! On the bus at 9.30 we started our drive to Grenoble. We drove past Nice and Cannes and told Robin we will make a movie about a tour director and his driver so we can go to the Cannes film festival …
... de Boigne who made a fortune in the East Indies (no idea how he made this fortune!) and then spent a lot of it on the town. Each of the elephants looks real, and you get the feeling that real elephants are strolling out of arches into the middle of the street! Apparently the fountain is known by the locals colloquially as Les Quatre Sans Culs 'the four without *****' (translation into English by some stranger)! We wanted to hire bikes and ride to a lake a little way out of town, ...
Took the car today, and went for a drive.
Headed north of Chambery and decided to drive around Lake Bourget, and stop at a few towns along the way.
It is very picturesque, and looks a long way on the map.
The towns on the western side, are all very small, with a few vineyards along the way.
We stopped in a few of the towns and had a look around. The weather today ...
... Anyway, I think there is only one taxi in the place, as we waited forever for it to arrive at the train station. Our hotel is an old building from 1737, and our room is huge, and the bed very comfortable. It is right in the middle of the old part of town and not far from the chapel (another church). This church was the original home of the Shroud (now of) Turin. There is even a replica ...
... br> As we headed through the Chartreuse massive towards Grenoble we got caught in a terrific hailstorm! So much for looking for sun.
After Grenoble we headed off into The mountains on the D85 - the Route Napoleon - the route Napoleon took in March ...