Hotel Novotel Grenoble Nord Voreppe
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... where we spent 4 weeks back in 2012. Not much has changed in 2 years... Some might say not much has changed in the last 300 years....but we've found a lovely small apartment. Dinner was red wine, cheese, baguette and pate. Accompanied by some lovely piano music from a nearby house...wonderful. We have really made the grade now with Tony Delroy on ABC radio, he even mentioned us tonight without us even needing to call ...
After speaking to some Aussies - Georgie convinced Tony and I to take a 45km ride to Col du Galibier (elevation 2600m). What we failed to realise was that it was a total of 98 round trip with 45km of climbing, through tunnels you could not see your hand in front of you face (at times). Still a very worthwhile effort by all. Rob told us it was the best day riding he had every had. The ride included ...
... vertical metres. We then went to a cafe in the town, we affectionately called Tassie Corner due to meeting other Tasmanians there. Pete and I took over kitchen duties, we chose a Gabriel Gate dish from the taste of the tour off sbs coverage of the tour. Chicken and champagne. Few more local wines and bed ! Ratha won the sprint to confirm the green, Mark P still in ...
... potato mash with vanilla beans......works for me.
So far this trip this joint is right up there with "Steak" in Edinburgh for the best grub. "Steak" is still ahead for best total eating experience.
Back at our hotel for a night cap, our bar waiter indulged us with super large slugs of Baileys for Sue and Genepi pour moi....topped off a great day.
Today we had another climb planned up to Village Notre Dame which is on the opposite side of the valley from alpe d'heuz. The ride up to the Notre dame is just as impressive as the cliff cut road that we rode on from the back of the Sereene Climb. The views were spectacular and the feeling of exposure was real. The cliffs from the road fall away about ...
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