Ibis Budget Sisteron
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Today we are leaving Mt Ventoux and Mum and Dad surprised us by taking us to GAP to watch the finish of the Tour De France Stage 16.
We drove past the "Devil" on our way into town but had to keep going as they were about to close the road.
We were right on the finish line, under the big screen. It was so hot.
The caravan kept spraying us with water and throwing out ...
... the way to Gap we saw the devil but didn't have time to stop and get a photo. The Devil's real name is Didi Senft. He is well known and always wears a Devils outfit and runs along side the riders with his trident. He goes to the Tour de France and the Giro in Italy. He is so famous he is in WIkipedia. He is also known as El Diablo which means Devil. He paints his trident on the road a few miles before he appears.
When we ...
... Christiane and Robert have been very welcoming..thanks, highly recommend it for others
The other style of holiday has been great but 1-2 nights and moving on is hard. This is more what I like and it is even better that it is Provence - deep blue sky, orange terracotta roofs, lovely warm sun..with hotter weather to come
A couple of quick observations ...
... Tour de France but serious ride). If bikes can go up there then the mighty Pug 2 will eat it! Then I noticed that thing we had seen in the TdF where supporters paint the names of their favourite riders on the road. Lots of names that meant nothing to me....then Go Seb....Loeb is best.....Seb Loeb.....ahhhh these are not bike riders but World Rally champs drivers. A quick bit of help from my good friend ...
Big sleep in....didn't wake until 830am!! By the time we had brekky, a chat to Barbara in Melbourne and a load of washing, it was 11am. Forecast was for some rain but it looked pretty clear...so the washing went on the clothes line
We picked a couple of local towns to visit, one with an abbey, one with old buildings and one with a relaxing garden
First stop was at Ganagobie abbey. Same old story, getting a bit boring but ...