Travel Blogs from Serre-Chevalier
... the wild coastline and the brown sea. In Livorno we settled back into our campsite and waited for the weather to clear. By late afternoon we were able to venture out on the bikes to assess the damage to the coastline here. There was lots of debris washed up on the shore,.. very different beaches to those of a few days ago. Thursday saw a late start,.. clear blue skies,.. and bloody hot,.. again! A bike ride and a quiet lunch at one of the many seaside ...
... and we very much enjoyed the 31km descent and stopping in Arvieux for a burger, salad and proper coffee! We made it to the campsite in good time and glorious sunshine so we went straight in the pool! Time to rest now as we have another big challenge tomorrow. The book describes the climb tomorrow as 'testing'. ...
... were running low. Then about 4km from the top the temperature plummeted and the rain continued in ernest. We were shivering so much our bikes were shaking! Thankfully once over the top there was a little cafe where we hid for a while drinking hot chocolate and eating ham and cheese omelettes. We made it safely back to the valley where it was glorious sunshine and we laid everything out to dry. Phew. An exhausting ...
It's been a wet start and finish to our first wedding anniversary today. Best intentions for an early start we're delayed by heavy rain this morning, but we made the first 50km before lunch in great time and had a big lunch outside the supermarket in Saint Michel de Maurienne. We then climbed Col du Telegraphe and the rain started again just as we arrived into camp in Valoire. Currently tucked in our tent, enjoying looking through the photos so far while the rain continues ...
... location from yesterday. Having scaled 36km in only 7 hours the other day, I'm sure we were almost as fast... The rain came and went as we gradually climbed up Col de L'Izoard. We enjoyed the occasional short downhill section, which broke up the climbing. While climbing through the forest, we were joined by a large number of hitch-hikers. I think there were about 20 or 30 at a time, all sitting on our handlebars and weighing us down for about 5km of the climb! These hitch hikers ...
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