RESIDENCE LE CLOS DE MARIE
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... so heat exhaustion and dehydration were not the threats they were for yesterday's cyclists.
Our nominal route today included 6 "Cols"; admittedly, a couple of them were pretty close together. The BIG peaks were Col de Pailheires (2001m) and Col de Jau (1500+m), and they were NOT close together! It was a long day of cycling and climbing, punctuated ...
... to Pailheres was long but again not terribly steep. Still, I eventually started slowing down. Once I realized that it was because I wasn't drinking enough--although not as warm as the previous few days, it was still fairly warm, and humid--I got off the bike a few kilometres from the top, emptied one of my bottles, and continued. Much better.
Despite this delay, the gang was still waiting for me at the top, all huddled together out of the brisk west wind that was ...
This will be a fairly short entry since Peter and I cycled by ourselves today. Barry had proposed an alternate rout which was taken by Werner, Barry, Steve, Gilles, Don, Sue, Peter and I. Not sure where mark went although Peter and I did see him later. Tom, Linda, Dave, Michael, Wayne, Lori and Mesfin did the nominal. Turns out that Barry's route had a major climb to 1250, but it was an honest 5 to 6% ...
... thing was that there was gafitti in the cave made by modern explorers, from the 1600's to the 1800's, who discovered the prehistoric paintings but did not realize that they were as old as they are. It wasn't until the early 1900's and carbon dating that the true age of the paintings were determined.
Lucie was continuing to struggle with the altitudes, and this afternoon after arriving in Luzenac with Caroline, she got on ...
... br> Not to be outdone, that road had a detour as well and I ended up outsmarting myself by ignoring it, since when I entered Luzenac feeling smug about having avoided all the traffic, I soon learned that I had to backtrack to reach our hotel, which was on the edge of town and right on the detour route I had avoided!
Meanwhile, it's bloody hot and thunderstorms are in the forecast