Residence Marie Curie - Residhome
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... quite a few little alleys that were built so the aristocrats could get from their villas to the courtyards and streets. The tall townhouses have the same sort of coloured facades that the ones in Florence had, but they all had the French style loft windows that we love (that remind us of the first loft apartment we stayed at in the Marais in Paris). There is also the most fabulous 'Fountain of the Elephants' in the middle of one of the streets. It was sculptured in 1838 to ...
... to the point where we didn't even need a jumper.
Driving a LHD manual was easier than I thought, even though the GPS kept leading us into strange locations - which made the day all the more fun. At one point, it led us up some very narrow road to the top of the mountain. Half way up, it told us to turn around, but that was impossible on that road. Made it to the top, ...
... do some driving (Left Hand Drive - manual), in the surrounding courntry - lucky I have such a good navigator - I swear - she has got us lost every time I let her lead,
As an aside 0 it was 3 deg C this morning when we got up at 8:00am. The day warmed to about 12 deg, but dropping again now, Amazingly, there is one restaurant near us and the local sit outside with no heating on.
... towards Grenoble we got caught in a terrific hailstorm! So much for looking for sun.
After Grenoble we headed off into The mountains on the D85 - the Route Napoleon - the route Napoleon took in March 1815 after he left Elba and arrived on the south coast of France. Only we were doing the route in the ...
... high passes. There are so many passes signposted around here I am only just nibbling around the edges.
The challenging pass has a glorious smooth ride up and down again but at the summit the road deteriorates badly and runs over a series of deep water gullies, though they are dry at this time of year. Definitely rip the sump off quite a few low-sling sports cars though.