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... the tunnel cost E 28.00 for a motorbike and E 42.00 for a car.
Arriving at Allevard, I was delighted to meet Christian and Suzanne, friends of Liz and owners of the Tour du Treuil. Due to patchy rain at the time,the attached photos where taken on a sunny day last year.After spending the night at the Tower, I left (in the rain again) for Geneva and Lausanne to complete the end of my 4000km ...
The weather had been okay in Paris, I mention the weather as I was hoping it was going to be good so that we'd see the impressive French/Italian Alps. As we headed past the flat agricultural fields of France the clouds started showing up, last year we'd been lucky to see how impressive the alps were but I had a feeling we werent going to be so lucky this time. The mountains start popping up once you head towards Chamberey. ...
... breathtaking views we had seen on the entire hike.
Barbara was excited to finally be in Italy. But she never dreamed she would walk to Italy! The downhill to Refugio Elisabetta was pretty easy and through yet another gorgeous valley. We arrived mid-afternoon. The name of the place made me think of my mother a bit. Wish she was here.
We took advantage of the time ...
... was decorated very creativly with farm tools, cheese making devices, cowbells, vintage pictures, old french cabinets and such.
After dinner, the refuge hosts rolled out a player music box that she cranked, pulling a though a roll of stiff paper with holes in it. Suddenly we were listening to the Beatles "Yellow Submarine"! Everyone in the dinning room, no matter where they were from, knew it and we all began singing along.
... they bought out candles, not to be romantic, they were running low on electricity! For the same reason we had no lights in our cramped dorm rooms, so we had to undress by headlamp. They had no wastebaskets and refused to take any trash because it was too hard for them to haul away, the location being so remote. Too add insult to injury, it was one of the most expensive refuges (about $135 for the two of us).