Le Chalet d'Auron
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... photos, and chatted about our mutual interest in photography. (We eventually worked out how I could gain more control over the settings on my little Lumix camera - I'm now looking forward to experimenting with some portrait photography...especially of little Oaki!)
According to Lynette's pedometer, we had trekked about 13 kilometres by the time we returned to the ...
... a type of mountain goat. Not much further along, we discovered that this particular route was far too dangerous for us. (Some other hikers reported that there was an area that was now impassable due to a landslide that had occurred - probably some time ago.) And so back we turned, retracing our steps all the way back to the lake, past the indifferent cows lying near the track, and then down through the valley. By the time we reached the bottom, our legs were shaking from the strain ...
... its nooks and crannies (and looking for the tourist office, which we never did find!).
Back at our hotel, two room keys were waiting for us. We chose the key labelled 'Hiver' (winter), scoring the room with twin beds with a magnificent view over the valley. Lynette & James ended up with 'Printemps' (spring) - a room with a double bed, a much better bathroom, and quite a nice view of the mountains. Being accustomed ...
... 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, ...