Residence Le Pra Palier
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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... Jausiers is a one restaurant town. However the food is good quality, good value although the portion sizes were ridiculously large. I don't understand why restaurants serve portions that are too big. It can't be good for their profits not their customers' waistlines.
Tomorrow is a big cycling day, la col de la Bonnette, and a 87 km ride to Roubion. I believe that includes nearly 20 of your English miles of cycling against the force of ...
... Galibier, we were mightily relieved to get to the summit in the dry and sunny weather, and descend in the relative warmth of the June sunshine. Unlike the other cols further north, there was no snow at the summit.
After the meadows and pines marking the ascent, the landscape quickly changes on the north side of the col to bare rock and jagged outcrops.
We got the twisty bits of the descent done and then stopped at a pÔtisserie in a little place called Arvieux. ...
... there doesn't seem to be much else on offer in the modern part of the city.
The restaurant 'Spirit' hosted a folk group that travels throughout France by tractor. We clearly picked the place to stay in Brianšon that had a bit of life to it. The only disadvantage was that it was quite noisy in our room for all the French chat downstairs in the bar.
If we had to, we could have probably cycled today, but it was really nice to give our legs a ...
... I soon regretted as we got stuck into the next climb; the Col du Galibier, an 18 km climb from Valloire. There is some respite after a bit of climbing to get out of Valloire. The road levels off for a while, or maybe it's just 4% instead of 8%?
We soon reached the 'lunar landscape' mentioned in the guide book. What we didn't expect to see were the marmots sunning themselves on the road ahead!
We decided on a strategy of frequent stops to drink and snack. ...
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Have arrived at Bourg St Maurice, found a hotel with good wifi, and are catching up. Tomorrow its Petit St Bernard in to Italy, then Grand St Bernard into Switzerland, and then Bormio, Furhka and Stelvio passes.