Hotel Le Monal
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... has been well determined for ages and is pragmatically too difficult to bother fighting over, unlike say in northern France.
And the cars. It’s Fiats everywhere here. As opposed to Renaults, Peugeots and CitroŽns and a mixture of others. I conclude Italian folk are very patriotic when it comes to their transport. The other difference, which I am sure is coincidental, is the weather. In ...
I'm in McDonalds because it’s open and it sells food. Finding something vegetarian that constitutes a meal is a little tricky. Two cheese croque-monsieurs, large fries and a vanilla milk shake. As I sit here in the four-seat diner style booth, I can smell something funny. It smells like a horse has ...
Hotel St Georges, 10pm
Today I have been pretty much entirely driving my car. From 8.30am to 6pm with a few quick stops.
There appear to be a few positive side effects of paying tolls to use the motorways in France. Such as there is less traffic, and I guess, consequently the traffic flows more smoothly and faster. And lots of service areas to stop and use a toilet or get some air before you drop ...
... few stretches of road it can reach.
Then it matures into fast stretches of road with sweeping curves as the trees thin out.From 11 hundred to 14 hundred metres the road climbs in a series of a dozen or more tight hairpins up and out into the light and finally a long looping high and twisty road completely above the tree line now. This is where you can get little ...
... who are making the trip the other way.
The sun returns as we drop down the valley and stop for coffee and fuel in Jausiers.
And then on to the Col de Vars. It rises to 2,109m, and the weather stays clear all the way over. The run down the north side is beautiful, a wide well-surfaced carriageway with broad radius hairpins.
Next up is the much trickier ...