Le Clos du Lac Hotel
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... colours of the trees and the brilliant green of the grass was amazing.
E failed to get any lunch as we discovered that 11:11 is a bank holiday in France and everywhere was closed! So we arrived at the hotel at 5:00 pm and were starving! We checked in and the owner kindly provided us with pate and bread and a glass of red....perfect!
But it’s all an experience, doing car repairs en franšais. I’m amazed really, that at half past four on a Friday afternoon a) anyone is up for doing any work, and b) they can whip the wheel off, and the tyre, and fix a puncture, all within about 15 minutes.
... 3rd night free. We had some more wonderful cycle rides and walks, we continued to chill as we knew we had a busy time ahead when we returned up the river. On October 10th we decided it was time to return to Rochefort, so we sailed to our normal anchorage in the River Charente before returning up the river to our berth. We had a wonderful peaceful evening. You know when you are in the Charente, when you turn around and see a tanker chasing you, of ...
Another really cloudy day beckons with the promise of scattered showers throughout the day. Sue went out early to do some shopping whilst the weather was favourable.
I assembled the bike, got the lycra on, and rode upwards towards Montee Revard. When you are riding a mountain pass you are working very hard, in my case almost 2hrs solid. So you are very conscious to occupy your mind with anything other than "how far, how hard, how much hurt". ...
... At the very end of the lake we continued on a tad towards the start of Col de la Forclaz.
What a bad decision that was!!
Col de la Forclaz is only 8kms but an absolute shocker. There is a soft spot about 6kms in where the road flattens and even descends a little but the rest of it is 9%-17%.
What a bloody struggle but at the top it all becomes worthwhile as you have the most magnificent view of Lac Annecy and the valley ...