Pierre & Vacances Residence Les Horizons D'Huez
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... towards Grenoble we got caught in a terrific hailstorm! So much for looking for sun.
After Grenoble we headed off into The mountains on the D85 - the Route Napoleon - the route Napoleon took in March 1815 after he left Elba and arrived on the south coast of France. Only we were doing the route in the ...
... high passes. There are so many passes signposted around here I am only just nibbling around the edges.
The challenging pass has a glorious smooth ride up and down again but at the summit the road deteriorates badly and runs over a series of deep water gullies, though they are dry at this time of year. Definitely rip the sump off quite a few low-sling sports cars though.
We've left Lourmarin with some sorrow, but soon perked up when we got into the Alps. It's been a perfect day, the trees are turning Autumn colours and although it's 26 degrees there's snow on the high tops. Briancon has this amazing fort built to keep the Italians out many years ago. Tomorrow we go over the mountain to Italy toward ...
... own. I was kinda bored back at the apartment as I couldn't venture out as on a Sunday- everything is closed all day, even the restaurants! Can you believe it? I used the time to call home and talk to the people who mean the most to me. Skype is such as amazing thing- I don't know how people went without it. It's so fabulous being able to see each other even though we are on opposite sides of the world. It's so awesome that I will be able to see Amy ...
... were all being tightly controlled to avoid the mass of people walking or cycling up and down the hill, organised chaos springs to mind, everyone knows what they want to do but not enough space to allow them all to do it as they'd like.
We walked down past the 1 km to go banner to corner zero and corner one, OMG the sights that we saw!!! Happy faces on the recreational cyclists as they got to the 1 km to go banner, with their phones and cameras ...