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up to the gate started the alarm bells ringing in this suspicious old barstards head.
I leapt out of the camper and with flailing arms and my kindergarten French indicated the direction of the office so that they understood that I knew they were up to no good. Well the looks that I got back from those assembled indicated to me that they already had a plan in place and I could get rooted.
Now I am the last one to stand in the way of ...
After leaving the Piedmont region of Italy, and before heading back to Geneva for the airport, we made a quick two-day stop in the beautiful French alpine town of Chamonix. Arriving here on Thursday in the driving rain, we kept hoping for a break in the weather so that we could see the fabulous alps, including the Mt. Blanc, the highest peak in Europe.
Sure enough, patience paid off, and Friday afternoon the ...
... The mixture of curds and liquid is pumped into the molds where the wheels of cheese take shape, and the liquid is pressed out. When the cheese maker asked if anyone would like to taste the liquid, I said "No whey!".
After the liquid is largely squeezed out, the wheels begin curing in brine, and then are sent to a cellar where they age for up to 10 months, during which time a robot rotates and turns the wheels over so that they ...
... their edges to look like the planks of wood were carved elliptical. The precinct was left open after closing for our group to allow the choir to sing for us in the chapel. Matthews’s documentary just gained a star scene as they gather under the old organ and sing songs like pan angelicas, and des profundis. The notes echo through the dense stone – these places were built for this music and many parents are in tears (happy ones)
Time to ...
... leash. Temperatures were falling quickly as I looked longingly at my arm warmers tied to my handle bars.... once again I don't have the skills to think about putting them on (I know I lost 20 seconds due to aero efficiency Lampros :) )
2:06..... I rounded a corner expecting yet another switchback and everything was done. Very unexpectedly it was all over. As a big smile crossed my face I took everything in. How many people do something like this? I may not be the fastest ...