Le Grand Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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We left our beloved botchy field, filled up with petrol and drove around the corner to Allemont. We hunted again for gas, or some way to make it work, but no luck. Again. Not very happy! Not only with the gas, but also troubles with the fridge and 12V powerpoints. Baguette for lunch, set up the van with electricity and went for a walk. Cold and rainy this afternoon, but still able to wander through the town of Allemont. A nice quiet rest day ...
... so we could do the down hill tracks. Was heaps of fun! We went on three different lifts, the last one up to 2600m. By the end of the day we were both pooped. We went back down the mountain, got some dinner and we back to our trusty botchy camp site ...
We headed towards the Col du Golibier but unfortunately the road was closed as its too dangerous to drive/ride. We headed up to the Col du Sarenna instead, which is the other side of the mountain to the Alpe d'huez. It was incredible! The summit was unreal. We were almost in the snow!! We stopped for a banana and a rest, the continued on. We stopped at the summit of the Alpe d'huez for a coffee and shared a pizza. We sat outside in the sunshine - we ...
... to enjoy the moment and snap some great pictures. Richard and Ray joke that I am saving them grief from their spouses since I am taking all the pictures for them.
Besides the thousands of cyclists climbing the mountain there are hundreds of cars that have been parked on the side of the road for who knows how long. Of course since these fans have been here for many days they pass the time drinking their favorite beverages. Thankfully they are not driving right ...
Today we cycled to watch the TDF. We rode up the Alpe d'huez to Villay de Recards (4th corner), across a stunning road with awesome views of the road and town. Down an awesome decent into Allemont where we found a spot by the lake to watch the tour. We are our baguette the waited for the ...