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Weather mild, sprinkle of rain, sunny arvo. Travellers driving like native Europeans. Once again, the GPS was both friend and foe, taking us in the general direction we needed, but insisting on leading us down tiny narrow laneways for long distances. This meant that we enjoyed lots of agricultural scenery, with tractors harvesting grapes into enormous trucks, cutting sunflowers to the ground and ploughing up the ...
Today's stage: Carcassone to Olargues
Distance 94.2 km
Finally I'm with it. I've got organised and remembered to keep the informative day sheet.
The Aussies turn out to be super strong, super fit and super nice. They are in a different league from most of us so they whizz past but they ...
A useful tip: Don't ever try cycling after a meal of wild boar and beans. Being bloated whilst hunched over the handlebars is no fun. I leave you to imagine the jokes (and noises) in the peloton this morning.
Simone looks like a cartoon bumble bee on a bike. He is short, stubby with a big round tummy and he's wearing black and orange. He does, however, prepare the best picnic lunches. The way to wind him ...
... we get through. It's all very interesting though, and a bit like bumper boats, as we bump and knock together getting in and positioning.
Arriving at Argens, we see a huge castle on the hill. It's stunning, a nd the town immediately feels interesting. It takes while to find a suitable mooring..... not because there are none, but because we are getting fussy. We want convenience and shade for our afternoon drinks on the deck. ...
... we visit the castle which gives a good history on the restoration via a self-guided English audio guide. After a final look at the town we head for the bridge across the river for more views of the whole city.
We need a few groceries and walk to where we think the convenience store is but it’s not there. We cross the bridge and go the other way – no luck. The local ...