Moulin du Prieure
Travel Blogs from Bonnevaux-le-Prieure
A cold late start but stunning beautiful clear weather, for
about half an hour, and then the clouds came in. However it wasn’t raining so
outside with us. Still feeling a little piqued from the previous days exertions
we set off on a short walk to observe the Le Saut-Du- Doubs waterfall. Very
pretty it was too. The lake nearby had a lot of small fish in it.
After a slow walk back the rest of the day was spent on housework
to their job, and set off for the start of the day’s torture. Not being too
sure as to what we might expect later in the day we stopped to shop in
Colombier where we decided to treat ourselves to a whole chicken which we
planned to braai later that evening. Big treat at R90.00 odd for a small
From here we drove up to Noiraigue, parked our house, took
our bicycles ...
Since we arrived in Trieste in July we have had barely two consecutive days without rain, often of biblical proportions. In pelting rain on a flooded campsite we review our travel plans this morning, abandon all thoughts of northern Germany and Holland and head south west into France. It pelts with rain as we drive through Germany. As we cross the border into France the sun comes out. Really weird! Overnight in Besancon in Mercure ...
We (I - Tom) had chosen the next destination as it was near the Bike Park of Metabief, we stayed a few nights here and got to see the World Cup Final with a group of local scouts (the campsite had a Bar / TV and had organised them to visit to watch, there were a few people off the site also including a Couple from Germany who were quite excited, I guess that'll be the closest we come to seeing the feeling of ...
Tomblaine to Gerardmer - Stage 8 I first fell in love with the Tour De France in the early part of this century when Lance Armstrong ruled the sport of cycling. His efforts climbing the Col Du Tourmet and the Alpe Du Huez left me in awe in the early hours of the Australian mornings. Drug cheat on no cheat, what he did still required a big ticker. I love July for the Tour, it's something I live on for the three weeks as it runs, leaving a empty feeling like the ...