Hotel Le Carina
Travel Blogs from Gap
... col – to cross over a pass
la forêt – forest
les montagnes – mountains
la vallée – valley
la plaine – plain
la rivière – river
le lac – lake
le ruisseau – stream
la cascade – waterfall
grande randonnée – long-distance hiking trail
Talked to Jena this morning She said Zaid got interview. Really pleased. Went to Place des Oranges to get breakfast. Loud teenagers. Had coffee and cocoanut cake. Paid and left hotel. Trouble getting out of car park. Drove up to Grenoble via Diane les baines and Gap Got lost in Grasse centre 1000000corners. Alpine scenery. ...
... was a beautiful rustic French delight of mixed vegetables and tender lamb washed down with just one bottle of local red wine. The night ended early as tomorrow we join the Route Napoleon and also part of the Tour De France route including the mountain climb of Col De Manse. Today's profile : http://connect.garmin.com/activity/3760 ...
It is definitely getting cooler. We decided against a swim as the sun disappeared behind clouds after lunch. We spent the late afternoon exploring the villages above Briancon and the early evening in the old town, where we had dinner. On the way, we stopped at the chapel in Les Vigneux, which is our closest village. The church has gutters made of wood.
We drove around as many roads as we could before ...
... the opportunity to explore with the last few hours of daylight remaining. We drove up the road to Embrun, a pretty town perched on a ridge overlooking the lake and farmland, surrounded by Alps. We wandered through the streets enjoying alpine life. We stopped for some freshly made crepes (Nutella for Rob, sugar for Pete). Back in the car, we stumbled across the Tour de France route that passed through the town. The writing ...