Residence Les Chataigniers/Le Genepi
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... shining, we made our way back down the mountain. We had good timing leaving too. The sun was beginning to set as we were walking along the highway - so not good timing to have a driver be blinded by the sun and then need to dodge pedestrians walking along the side. But alas, we made it to the car safely!
On the way home we needed to stop for gas, and the cheapest gas station we know of is next to the football stadium. Traffic by the stadium can ...
... I was feeling very shy even though lots of the guests spoke English. They barbecued lobster tail for dinner, toasted with champagne at midnight (as you walk around the room kissing everyone's cheeks), and then warmed up very strong french cheese on the fire and served it with bread as fondue after the toast. French traditions are so fun!
Following the suggestion of the Dauphins team manager, today we visited a small medieval mountain village, Luceram. I won't write ...
... war monument with the bomb casings encased within the structure. We searched for the castle for a while and managed to find the cemetery.
Lunch was a picnic sitting under the chestnut trees watching the autumn toned leaves flutter down.
Our afternoon was spent in Montalto village which is a good example of a vibrant village in a rustic mediaeval setting. Some of the slate portals ...
... out to find my bike. After a direct 15 minute walk, I made it to the bike shop, where they provided me with my bike and equipment. After this I headed out to the mountains. After riding, say 10 km out of town, I began my actual ride. This took me on a beautiful 20 km bike route by the river, through small farm towns and fields.
Let me stop for a minute to clarify something I didn't know when I started. I thought I was going to ...
Day 294 5 hrs, 11.1 kms It's nighttime. The train crosses a long bridge across a gorge before reaching Cuneo on a plateau on the other side. I wander around the quiet streets, to the main plaza and back to the edge of town--but realize I'm going to have to hike all the way across the gorge bridge to find a secluded camping spot. Next morning there's a more cheery atmosphere. It's the first day of school and parents are taking their smartly dressed kids off to ...