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Monday morning and we leave base and climb into cloud, hopefully heading
for Grand Ballon along La Route Des Cretes in the Vosges but unable to see anything, stop for a coffee on the tops and there are cows in the field with bells - sounds like we are
at a music school, cloud lifting and off we go for the 55 mile La Route Des
Cretes around the ...
Early start from Berwang and a diversion to see Neuschwanstein Castle, used in the filming of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, glad we do not queue but get a few pictures and then off on some more well planned roads from John.
Many eagles to see whilst parked at the roadside surrounded by ...
... right in front of the lake.
Tuesday 19 August
Still cool, but with sunny intervals. Decided to stay an
extra night here, to explore the local area.
Spent the morning housekeeping. Afternoon ride into
nearby, lakeside town of Gérardmer. Very pleasant forested, countryside around
here, with pretty chalet type houses. Lots of walks and cycle rides, with
skiing in the winter ...
... same girl she was just a few months ago! And they've grown physically too! They are looking forward to going home, having their creature comforts back and feeling excited about their new school. Having time and space away has been helpful, it's been the antithesis of life over the last few years. Today we challenged each other to guess what day of the week it was! (On first guess we were all wrong!) But, rebalancing has been great for ...
... gravel car park on the side of the mountain and through the 'I translate app' we were able to chat to some lovely French people who went above and beyond to accommodate us by moving their vans a little closer so we could squeeze in. By the end of the afternoon there was no chance of us moving...the car park turned into a last in first out policy, but we didn't mind. As the rain and fog set in overnight we watched the World Cup final on Luke and Kate's TV. ...