Residence Le Hameau des Ecrins
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... and tours, about Sud Tirol which he knows well. We compare best roads and ones still to do.
Emil tells me that my proposed route is closed for roadworks on one of the cols, opening for just an hour or two each day, one-way only. So he suggested an alternative, though one of the high passes will be challenging. Ok well I have to try that one.
My route takes me ...
We've left Lourmarin with some sorrow, but soon perked up when we got into the Alps. It's been a perfect day, the trees are turning Autumn colours and although it's 26 degrees there's snow on the high tops. Briancon has this amazing fort built to keep the Italians out many years ago. Tomorrow we go over the mountain to Italy toward ...
... young American girl came up to us and asked us if we thought she'd be able to make her connecting train to Venice from Milan Central Station...it was 6.30pm..... I told her that it was going to be a bit of a dash as even if we started moving it would take 10 minutes to get in to Garibaldi Station and then 20 minutes by taxi uptown to Central Station......the guard also said the same thing..... We did start moving but there ...
... with the minimal level of risk and having learnt lessons previously from the Passo D'Stelvio (arrived on a Sunday - when all Italian Ferraris and sports bike riders get out to shake off some cobwebs). A sleep in was seriously tempting in the fabulous hotel, however I wanted to beat the tourists and other bike riders so as not to eat their dust, diesel fumes and be safer. By request I pushed my bike away from the garage door and fired her up. The unmistakable burble of the BMW's ...
... in stunning mountain terrain on fabulous roads. Stopping several times during the day to take photos of the magnificent hanging glaciers, mountain views, raging white water rivers (where was my kayak...) and awesome mountain scenery. Got a bit geographically embarrassed and went to Gap – even though it was slightly out of the way. However the mistake again meant that I got to ride on some simply awesome roads. The sat nav wanted to take me back the way I had just ridden ...