Hotel I Cavalieri
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Bar Gritty, opposite station, 2.30pm
I have just driven through the Fréjus tunnel from Modane, France to Bardonecchia, Italy. Coming out of the tunnel and seeing the buildings you are in no doubt that you're in a different country. I'm not sure what it is – the size of them, the style of roofs, or the windows – but they’re definitely different from French. I guess with the mountains ...
... leads me to two possibilities – my feet smell really bad or someone has urinated. Yuck.
There’s a great big display case by the tills in here, with different Opinel knives contained within. There’s an Opinel museum in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. You can tell that this handy pocket knife is a much-loved icon of the area. ...
... I could not reach the top on a bike I had borrowed for the afternoon. I was only a couple of miles short but the muscles in my legs had run out of capacity, shall we say. So I’ve come for a recce before I attempt the same ride this week. ...
... the wheel. Another positive, probably unrelated to tolls – at the petrol stations there are buckets of water with squeegee things to wash your windscreen. And they get the squashed flies off nicely. Actually, I might find the same things exist in the UK if I ever bought petrol at the services.
The Hotel St Georges is what I would call traditional. And very much the better for it. You are greeted ...
... street correction, we were shown the hills and not the autostrada. Later in the morning we bypassed congested Portofino and discovered Camogli, a smaller beach town further north. Another great discovery was Sacra Di San Michele, a magnificent mountain top monastery west of Torino. At the end of the day, we rolled into Briancon, a French ski resort town just over the border with ...