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Down the other side (north) the road was narrower but as we went through the village of Valloire and Modane on the D902 the scenery just got better and better. We continued on to climb up towards the Col D’Iseran (2770m) and then dropped into the Val D’Isere for lunch. Pretty wind swept up there ...
I spent only a few days in my family in the Alps, but it was absolutely fabulous!
When family and really good friends meet after not seeing each other for years, it feels so natural, like nothing has changed, we are just together, now, period.
So, I did enjoy our time together, then, period. No Internet, no phone, no pictures. It was our time together and we loved every minute of it.
What's needs to be noted though, is that my European ...
... bend to wait for me to catch up before riding to the next bend with the camera poised for another Mandy action shot! I really found it quite a hard slog to get to the top, mainly due to the fact that it was 22-25 degrees most of the way, as well as the altitude making it pretty hard towards the top, but none of this seemed to affect Paul and he was really pleased with his achievement on what is deemed to be one of the hardest Tour de France climbs at an altitude of 1860m ...
... can't believe I actually got to experience it!
The first thing we saw when we got off the bus was a dog sledding team, I knew immediately that I would love it up there. The dogs were all so excited to get running and I was just holding myself back from going up and saying hi to all of them!
I spent the day snowshoeing around the mountains and got to see a few mountain ...
... found a bakery where I rewarded my success with a "pain au chocolat" and waited until I saw the others return so we could get back on the bus for the two hour ride back.
Let me just take this moment to say thanks to all the good bus drivers out there, especially in France. It just amazes me sometimes how we made it up and down those hairpin turns and parked 1 foot from another bus.
I hope you like the pictures for this one. I enjoyed it a lot