Le Chalet d'Auron
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... his little back with all his important stuff. So, we had to hitchhike back to the place were the guy picked us up. It didn't take us long to go back and eventually we found the back with everything in, but going back to the idyllic place took us forever. After a while (read two hours) we had no water or food left so we decided to walk. Turns out ten meters behind the corner was a water ...
Distance: 126 km
Ascent: 1,237 m
Descent: 2,553 m
We took: 8h 03m
So, our last day of cycling and we decide to depart from our carefully pre-planned route. This is an adventure, after all.
The truth of it is that the climb to Roubion to get to our Chambres d'Hotes was such a massive effort on Saturday evening that to turn back and retrace our steps was just too demoralising. And it wouldn't be a very ...
... We wanted an early start so requested breakfast at 7:30am. It was just us and the proprietor, and his huge black cat 'Kinder', who looked like a black panther. We chatted amiably about his guests, electric bikes, the nearest ski stations to the chalet and other things that I can't recall.
I was gutted to learn that the track pumps had gone from the bike room - the Dutch guys were packing up to go home and had already removed them. Fortunately some sweet talking from Helen ...
... 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, ...