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... the killer part!
Although it was fairly early on a Tuesday morning, there were a lot of people climbing up to the top. Once there we had a 360 degree view, and it was clear as a bell and we could see for miles. Third time lucky for us in the Auvergne!
Although we ...
... 1700 -1800m - including Puy Mary, Puy Violent and Puy de Peyre **** ( there should be an acute accent on the 'e'!!) Guess what? just as they came into sight it started to rain and rain!
We found the Aire we had planned to stay overnight at, at a ski station, but it was ...
... and parked just out of town to start our walk. It was still very hot and incredibly humid. My head felt like a leaking colander.
Our walk took us up the hill and over to a lake. The lake is the highest in the Masif Central area and is renowned for its ice fishing. The only place in France where this is permitted. Apparently they can have up to 400 fishermen on the lake at one time sat around a regulation sized ice hole. As we approached the lake, the ...
... the whole time! 10/06 After a extremely warm night, (it started cooling down after 3 am) we came down to find a beautiful breakfast with a self baked brioche by Mylene who always gets up around 6 in the morning ..... After breakfast they had to go and do some shopping so they dropped us in the middle of the small town, we would visit the sites and walk back as they lived on the other side of the river 20 min walking. We enjoyed walking through this small, clean town ...
... back to town, we went to the super mâché (supermarket) and bought supplies...wine, bread, eggs...and pasta for a home cooked meal. Nice for a change as although we are still enjoying the local fare, we are aware of the costs of eating out each night. Unfortunately we must leave this town after only two nights, we so wish we could have stayed longer, there was so much more to see and experience, it is somewhere we would like to come back and spend more time. On leaving ...
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