Le Chalet d'Auron
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... d decided to cross the bridge to get onto the Nice side of Le Var, we saw a signed cycle path that would apparently take us the final 16 km to Saint-Laurent-du-Var, hugging the western bank of the river.
We opted for the cycle path in the end, and didn't regret it. It's wide, flat and has a good surface, with very few cyclists on it, which meant we made good time. It stops just short of Saint-Laurent-du-Var.
At the end of the cycle path we ...
... He gestured for us to slow down and said something to us in French as we slowly passed. We quickly realised that there was a huge herd of sheep mixed with a few goats being driven towards us. We stopped and they dutifully found there way around us, separating like water going round a rock before coming together again.
We stopped for lunch in St Etienne de Tinée, I had a delicious Salad Italiene, while Helen went for the risotto. The restaurant terrace was filled with ...
... a pleasant 16C at 9:30am, which rose to about 30C by lunchtime. Hot, but after nearly freezing to death on Col du Galibier, neither of us is complaining.
The Col de Vars is another long steady climb, which offers some respite at about 9 km on reaching the three villages that are part of Vars. The first is the original village, the second two seem to make up the ski station.
On a day like today, the best thing about reaching ...
... descents off the major cols. Bad road conditions apparently. Looks like a tricky stage.
James the super domestique scored a stove top coffee percolator yesterday and gets up at 6.30 to make me a pot. He's a star!
I've arranged to roll out with our German camping friends to the meeting point at Barcelonette where riders not staying up in Pra Loup join the peloton before the official timing start point. We get there with ...
... prepared by the warden, and with great anticipation, took our first steps back towards the Mediterranean Sea.
The warm morning sun produced steam as it evaporated moisture across the pastures from yesterday's rain. Our views across the first valley gave us a good idea of the hamlet where we stayed last night. Yes, not much up at this elevation, 5,649 feet. We passed our first shepherd, ...