Patchwork Altitude Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Back on the bikes! 60km from Allemont up to a little town called Villard Reymond. The village way tiny. On the way we had to ride through 3 pitch black tunnels the longest which was 370m. There was one little old French lady with a cafe overlooking the mountains, so we stopped for some apricot tart and raspberry mousse. She was the loveliest lady! Back ...
We left our beloved botchy field, filled up with petrol and drove around the corner to Allemont. We hunted again for gas, or some way to make it work, but no luck. Again. Not very happy! Not only with the gas, but also troubles with the fridge and 12V powerpoints. Baguette for lunch, set up the van with electricity and went for a walk. Cold and rainy this afternoon, but still able to wander through the town of Allemont. A nice quiet rest day ...
We hired (what turned out to be pretty inadequate! ie ******!!) mountain bikes from the bike shop in Bourg and headed up to Les 2 Alps in the van. Four bikes in there is a squeeze!! We tested the bikes on the cross country trails then bought two ...
... the life!! We cruised back down the Alpe d'huez and again turned off at corner 4 and went down via Allemont. We stopped at the lake and dipped our toes in, but nippy but enjoyable! Then home - heed mtbikes for tomorrow and got some groceries for dinner. Another sneaky shower and the caravan park around the corner then off to bed. We're pretty exhausted after all this riding - we climbed 7000m over 350kms this week :) Definitely earnt our ...
... and ski.
I was hoping to be able to cross the official finish line but they close the route with about 200 meters left. Thompson had arranged for a hotel basement to lock up our bikes. So we headed to the hotel. After changing clothes the four of us wandered around town and found a little cafe to eat. Of course being Americans we were craving a hamburger and found a place that had an open table. I also enjoyed a local beer which tasted pretty good after the ...