Hotel Le Chalet
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It's been a hectic few days, getting ready for this trip, but finally I'm on my way! Pegasus Airlines cancelled my Istanbul to Konya flight and I didn't find out till late Sunday! Managed to rebook for the next morning (Wed) and find a room in the airport hotel. Now I'm on my way ...
On our morn walk we ventured into the back streets where the real people live and discovered more hidden beauty. We walked into the town square past Louis Pasteur's home and college. We decided to have a picnic breakfast in a cute little spot once just outside the town limits, which we all enjoyed greatly. Today's diving has taken us through lush dairy farming country with very contented looking ladies, sunflowers fields with heads ...
Gears needed a tweak as I couldn't change up into the big chain wheel. Having solved that little problem, changing down went straight into the granny gear. It's difficult to get it just right without the luxury of a bike stand to adjust them properly. As the temperature rose, the cable stretched and they needed adjusting again. This seems to be a common problem with the long cables on a tandem. Electronic shifting (Di2) would solve ...
... our way back around the lake. By Sunday the weather had taken a lucky change for the better, and the sunshine amplified the beauty of the lake!
Our first stop of the day was at a bakery for treats, we got an eclair and an almond croissant to share. Next we stopped to put gas in the car. Conor came walking out of the station holding a candy bar and an Evian water bottle. He says to me, "Why did I buy an Evian water bottle when we already have plenty of water?" I ...
... we tramed back to the city centre. Had a stir fry from Manor's deli. Ate it on an island on the river. Weather was rather poor though. Quick trek through the old city including St Peter's Cathedral and the Plaza Bourg-de-Four. Back in the open (and actually well before too) we could see the huge fountain/jet that is the symbol of the city. Pumps water 140 metres high, ...
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