Le Grand Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... a Sunday! We had also booked a taxi. This turned out to be a BMW X6 - the most ugly car in the world. It also turned out to be the most expensive car in the world because it cost £12 to take four of us about a mile and a half. And the same to come back! Still the meal was very good. Red Leader ordered duck breast but had to swap it with Mrs RLs 'mouse of lamb' which turned out to be a shank. Both were good. Allegedly! Anyway, back ...
... and the occasional cow blocking the road. But the views were absolutely spectacular. Half a dozen glaciers, snow-capped peaks, rivers running through the bottom of the gorge, and great roads on the lower part of the route. Home for the next couple of days is the Auberge Edelweiss in La Grave (population 250). Robin (Scotland), his wife (Belgium), and their crew (Holland, Portugal, France) love to host ...
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 ...
... the life!! We cruised back down the Alpe d'huez and again turned off at corner 4 and went down via Allemont. We stopped at the lake and dipped our toes in, but nippy but enjoyable! Then home - rented mtbikes for tomorrow and got some groceries for dinner. Another sneaky shower and the caravan park around the corner then off to bed. We're pretty exhausted after all this riding - we climbed 7000m over 350kms this week :) Definitely earnt our ...