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... resort of Risoul. A fairytale setting, you could never grow tired of. Throughout our days in the French Alps we attempted to ski by day and party by night...of course the later we nailed, as for the skiing... alcohol consumed definitely hindered performances on the slopes.
Now I would love to write that after a week on the slopes we were all professional-like skiers who had developed the profound ability to parallel ski and nail ...
... 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 ...
... road in Europe. The narrow road meandered up the edge of the valley and gave distant glimpses of snowy mountain peaks. As the road ascended through village settlements they grew less and less frequent and the occasional local acknowledged my slow 50 km an hour speed through their villages. The dwellings grew less frequent and the curves became more hairpin, but good visibility of the road ahead meant a wide approach line could be taken on the delicious curves. Both the bike ...
... as "being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz. Your whole being is involved, and you're using your skills to the utmost." http://psychology.about.com/od/Positive Psychology/a/flow.htm I've experienced the sensation of flow in several activities in my life from white water canoeing, mountain biking, cycling, running and now motorcycling. ...
... and we very much enjoyed the 31km descent and stopping in Arvieux for a burger, salad and proper coffee! We made it to the campsite in good time and glorious sunshine so we went straight in the pool! Time to rest now as we have another big challenge tomorrow. The book describes the climb tomorrow as 'testing'. ...