Hotel Le Connetable
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A white Christmas is what we ultimately left London dreaming of. The local ticket inspector in Grenoble calling it quits on our planned day of travel (naturally) and all subsequent trains being cancelled definitely challenged the dream. Not to the point that an afternoon of french sun and 5 litre red cask couldn't solve though. Winning.
As the story goes though, we did make it to our picturesque and ...
... 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 1815 after he left Elba and arrived on the south coast of France. Only we were doing the route in the ...
... cafe here for coffee creme. I wander about photographing some of the more extraordinary sights in this village.
A little further on I stop at a junction when I see an old guy standing by his Kawasaki 550. This is Emil from Belgium, 73 years old he tells me proudly and riding the Alps since he was a nipper.
He has a house nearby and also a house in Belgium. We chat ...
We've left Lourmarin with some sorrow, but soon perked up when we got into the Alps. It's been a perfect day, the trees are turning Autumn colours and although it's 26 degrees there's snow on the high tops. Briancon has this amazing fort built to keep the Italians out many years ago. Tomorrow we go over the mountain to Italy toward ...
... find a bargain) and was closing down. The owner told me economy was the issue – I asked him which counties used to come here in summer and he said England "no more..." Another unfortunate impact of the economic situation... Then I rode further up the mountain on a single track road – as I climbed above the ski resort the mountain skyline opened up huge vistas. The view was amazing and words alone will struggle to provide an adequate description. The vistas made me ...