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... would come along and put his hand on my lower back which seemed to make a huge difference. After several stops on the way up we finally arrived at the top, in the shade, with no view. Oh well – it was still a pretty ride up! We then returned part way down the hill to a sunny spot where we pulled over to enjoy our pain au chocolat before heading back to the car. The way back was really cold since it was all downhill and in the shade – ...
When I reached the pass and had some time to catch my breath and gulp down lots of water, I looked across the road and saw Tanya and Mägge happily shopping at a roadside stand. It turns out that it was a candy stand and it was the vendor’s last day up at the top! Tanya was absolutely thrilled as she loves candy and so we came away with a good haul of candy to munch on over the next few days. We decided it was too windy to have lunch at the top so ...
... that looked part Aussie explorer, part American cowboy. Have no idea what the connection is to here. We are now in our stop for tonight, a smallish town called Barcelonnette. It has an unusual connection to Mexico somehow (sculpture didn't look Mexican -no sombrero) so a lot of the cafes and restaurants serve Mexican food. I think some of the town folk fled religious persecution many, many years ago and ended up in a Mexico. This town is surprising, it must ...
Voir la descente du Galibier :
et celle du Télégraphe :
Filmées par Franck avec sa caméra embarquée à l'avant. Sympa. :)
... he made it easily.
I stayed long enough for the obligatory photos and then descended again as it was damned freezing. Glad I had put my thermals on this morning.
The road down was just as lovely. It passed through an old abandoned military town which I must Google later. At the bottom the road follows the river for another 40 or so kilometres and once more it was just superb.
I stopped for lunch and then began the return ...