Madame Vacances Residence Le Chalet d'Orcieres
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Do you know what we got for Christmas this year? We got fat. Extra kilograms, additional centimeters to the waist, hips and thighs...hells did we enjoy it! Of course weight gain was not at the top of our Santa wish list nor our ultimate goal of a week 'skiing' in the French Alps. Though when the local 'Spar' supermarket kindly sells you two euro french champagne (close relative of Moet) delicious jamon, cambert cheese and freshly baked baguettes it ...
... did it, then built a village way up in the clouds.
On the winding road up to Roubion there has been a rockfall. The fixit guys are there with a small digger to clear the rubble. As I pull up the remaining loose rocks are cascading down the mountain, crashing onto the road and bouncing on down the steep valley side. There must be some workmen up above levering the loose stuff down.
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 ...
... 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 ...
Awoke early exited to be close to the next stage of the trip and holiday with my partner Liz. Left early by 10 am which was a record for the trip. The 2500 Dutch Cyclists had started to arrive in the site and the generator for the big truck started up at 7.30 am. The ride out of the D1091 was simply superb - in fact superlatives fail to describe the feeling one gets when riding on such fantastic biking roads when surrounded by magnificent mountains - part of the Hautes Alps this is one of ...